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From subsidere.


subsidium n (genitive subsidiī); second declension

  1. help, support, relief
  2. reinforcement
  3. reserve (troops)


Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative subsidium subsidia
genitive subsidiī subsidiōrum
dative subsidiō subsidiīs
accusative subsidium subsidia
ablative subsidiō subsidiīs
vocative subsidium subsidia



  • subsidium in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • subsidium in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “subsidium”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • subsidium in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français [Illustrated Latin-French Dictionary], Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be prepared for all that may come: ad omnes casus subsidia comparare
    • to send relief to some one: subsidium alicui summittere
    • to station reserve troops: subsidia collocare
    • to send up reserves: subsidia summittere