verb (used with object), na·tion·al·ized, na·tion·al·iz·ing.
verb (used without object), na·tion·al·ized, na·tion·al·iz·ing.
Examples from the Web for nationalize
Democrats have been anxious not to nationalize the election as a referendum on President Obama.
The goal is to nationalize the race around Obama, whose approval rating in Kansas is just 33 percent.As Roberts and Orman Double Down, It’s War in Kansas|Eleanor Clift|October 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a result, her biggest strength, even some Republicans here concede, is her ability to nationalize the contest at every turn.Nikki Haley Brings Out Perry, Jindal, and Walker for Reelection Bid|David Catanese|August 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They do not want to demonize undocumented workers, nationalize the Arizona immigration law, or kill the Dream Act.Paul Begala on Romney’s Desperate Dive to the Right in the Arizona Debate|Paul Begala|February 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
After the speech, Dick Morris says Obama is in the midst of an elaborate plan to nationalize the banks that are being bailed out.
He never was in favor of any nor opposed to any, till the present one, which helps to nationalize slavery.The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Three|Abraham Lincoln
He never was in favor of any, nor (I) opposed to any, till the present one, which helps to Nationalize Slavery.The Great Conspiracy, Complete|John Alexander Logan
In view of the need of rapid development of mining by Chinese, it would probably be unwise to nationalize all mines here and now.The Problem of China|Bertrand Russell
Their features were not easy to distinguish; when the Bolshevists assume dominion over us they will not nationalize our soap.
A definite proposal to nationalize the railway systems of the Dominion of Canada was made during the war.