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centralize

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Verb (usu participle)
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cen=tral=ize

CIDE DICTIONARY

centralizev. t. [Cf. F. centraliser.].
     To draw or bring to a center point; to gather into or about a center; to bring into one system, or under one control.  [1913 Webster]
    "[To] centralize the power of government."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

centralize, v. (also -ise)
1 tr. & intr. bring or come to a centre.
2 tr. a concentrate (administration) at a single centre. b subject (a State) to this system.

Derivative
centralization n.

THESAURUS

centralize

affiliate, ally, approach, associate, band together, be in cahoots, bunch, bunch up, cabal, cement a union, center, center on, center round, close, close in, close up, close with, club, club together, come together, concenter, concentralize, concentrate, confederate, consociate, conspire, converge, couple, fall in with, federalize, federate, funnel, gang, gang up, go in partners, go in partnership, hook up with, intersect, join forces, join fortunes with, join together, join up with, join with, league, marry, meet, middle, narrow the gap, nip, organize, pair, pair off, partner, pinch, run together, stand together, stand up with, taper, team up with, team with, throw in with, tie in with, tie up with, unionize, unite, unite with, wed

ROGET THESAURUS

centralize

Combination

VB combine, unite, incorporate, amalgamate, embody, absorb, reembody, blend, merge, fuse, melt into one, consolidate, coalesce, centralize, impregnate, put together, lump together, cement a union, marry.

Centrality

VB be central, converge, render central, centralize, concentrate, bring to a focus.


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