verb (used with object), cen·tral·ized, cen·tral·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), cen·tral·ized, cen·tral·iz·ing.
Related formscen·tral·iz·er, nouno·ver·cen·tral·ize, verb, o·ver·cen·tral·ized, o·ver·cen·tral·iz·ing.re·cen·tral·ize, verb, re·cen·tral·ized, re·cen·tral·iz·ing.un·cen·tral·ized, adjective
Examples from the Web for centralize
Their duty is to centralize all evidence currently available, but let a semi-organic process develop the rest.How the Syrian War Subreddit Scoops Mainstream Media|Nina Strochlic|November 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Once in office, they are always going to centralize power and undermine the democracy that elevated them.
The mechanical force of steam began at once to centralize manufacturing.Essentials of Economic Theory|John Bates Clark
No people ever existed, who watched more narrowly the existence of power, and its innate tendency to centralize, and usurp.
Hamilton and London, both rising places, centralize their commerce here.Forty Thousand Miles Over Land and Water|Lady (Ethel Gwendoline [Moffatt]) Vincent
His object was to purify French, and, as it were, to centralize it.A History of Literary Criticism in the Renaissance|Joel Elias Spingarn
This is an evil which has crept in with the tendency to centralize the schools.