- to bring under the control of a federal government: to federalize the National Guard.
- to bring together in a federal union, as different states.
Also especially British, fed·er·al·ise.
Origin of federalize
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If they are, they are federalized to deceive and to destroy.The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Volume III.
- to unite in a federation or federal union; federate
- to subject to federal control
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