verb (used with or without object), fed·er·at·ed, fed·er·at·ing.
Origin of federate
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Contemporary Examples of federated
When Allied and Federated filed for bankruptcy, the together comprised the largest bankruptcy filing of all time.The Man Who Schooled Wall Street
William D. Cohan
October 14, 2009
Historical Examples of federated
The "federated church" obviates this difficulty to a certain extent.The Farmer and His Community
Yet now, federated along one keel, what a set these Isolatoes were!Moby Dick; or The Whale
The federated armies had no shells that dissolved into burning light like that.The Onslaught from Rigel
Two federated churches have a single budget and a single canvass.The Church on the Changing Frontier
Helen O. Belknap
Like the Schulze-Delitzsch societies the Raiffeisen associations have federated.Banking
William A. Scott
1814 (implied in federated), back-formation from federation, or else from Latin foederatus "having a treaty, bound by treaty," past participle of foederare "to establish by treaty," from foedus (see federal). Related: Federating. As an adjective, by 1710.