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Colonize

Col´o`nize
v. t.1.To plant or establish a colony or colonies in; to people with colonists; to migrate to and settle in.
[imp. & p. p. Colonized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Colonizing.]
They that would thus colonize the stars with inhabitants.
- Howell.
v. i.1.To remove to, and settle in, a distant country; to make a colony.
Verb1.colonize - settle as a colony; of countries in the developing world; "Europeans colonized Africa in the 17th century"
Synonyms: colonise
Antonyms:
decolonise, decolonize - grant independence to (a former colony); "West Africa was decolonized in the early 1960's"
2.colonize - settle as colonists or establish a colony (in); "The British colonized the East Coast"
Synonyms: colonise
adopt, anchor, appropriate, arrogate, assume, billet at, bivouac, burrow, camp, come to anchor, conquer, denizen, domesticate, drop anchor, empeople, ensconce, enslave, establish residence, hive, hog, indent, inhabit, jump a claim, keep house, live at, locate, make free with, make use of, monopolize, moor, move, nest, occupy, overrun, park, people, perch, plant, populate, preempt, preoccupy, prepossess, relocate, requisition, reside, roost, set up housekeeping, set up shop, settle, settle down, settle in, sit down, sit on, squat, squat on, stand, stay at, strike root, subjugate, take all of, take it all, take over, take possession of, take residence at, take root, take up, take up residence, usurp
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