verb (used with object), mo·nop·o·lized, mo·nop·o·liz·ing.
- monopolistic competition,
Origin of monopolize
Examples from the Web for monopolize
“This pyramid monster hotel will monopolize all the business in the city,” CEO Reto Wittwer said.
So the only way to survive is to monopolize more of the market and up-sell subscribers just as Comcast-Time Warner Cable will do.Why Would Comcast Improve When It Could Buy Time Warner Cable Instead?|Daniel Gross|February 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Should you give up in despair that this is one more thing the rich have managed to monopolize?
Yet no one has ever been able to monopolize any of the innovations that have periodically roiled the game.In ‘The Knockoff Economy,’ The Upside to Ripping Off Others’ Ideas|Kal Raustiala, Christopher Sprigman|September 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Foremost among them is the Chinese communist oligarchy, with its determination to monopolize political power in China.
Here you come back, a mere heathen, and proceed to monopolize all our ladies.54-40 or Fight|Emerson Hough
They and the Nuwaris and the Chinese seem to monopolize the trade of the city.The Unveiling of Lhasa|Edmund Candler
I say he has; for there is a law to forbid him thus to monopolize land.Rural Rides|William Cobbett
John Wesley said we should not allow the devil to monopolize all the good tunes.The Library and Society|Various
Why, they would like to monopolize all the victories mentioned in history.John Bull, Junior|Max O'Rell