Definition of Federalise

1. Verb. Put under the control and authority of a federal government.




2. Verb. Enter into a league for a common purpose. "The republics federated to become the Soviet Union"
Exact synonyms: Federalize, Federate
Generic synonyms: Merge, Unify, Unite

3. Verb. Unite on a federal basis or band together as a league. "The country was federated after the civil war"
Exact synonyms: Federalize, Federate
Generic synonyms: Unify, Unite
Derivative terms: Federation, Federation, Federation

Definition of Federalise

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of federalize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Federalise

federal department
federal district
federal government
federal governments
federal job safety law
federal office
federal official
federal officials
federal question
federal question jurisdiction
federal savings bank
federal tax lien
federalese
federaleses
federalisation
federalise (current term)
federalised
federalises
federalising
federalism
federalisms
federalist
federalists
federalization
federalizations
federalize
federalized
federalizes
federalizing
federally

Literary usage of Federalise

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Principles of Political Science by Robert Niven Gilchrist (1921)
"Geogra- federalise dominions which lie so far apart quires a) basis of community, ... At the present time it would be extremely dangerous to federalise ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Colonial Institute (Great Britain) (1879)
"There is a great effort being made to federalise the Cape Colonies, ... It was of great importance that the Colonies should federalise themselves into ..."

3. Proceedings of the Royal Colonial Institute by Royal Empire Society, London (1879)
"There is a great effort being made to federalise the Cape Colonies, ... It was of great importance that the Colonies should federalise themselves into ..."

4. The Contemporary Review (1892)
"Mr. Gladstone has never proposed to federalise the United Kingdom ; he proposes to leave our constitution just as it is, and to set up an Irish Legislature ..."

5. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1888)
"On the other hand, to federalise the three kingdoms, and to give Ireland what is called State rights, would not only lead to the same results, ..."

6. Authority in the Modern State by Harold Joseph Laski, ( (1919)
"He was right in his urgent assertion that Rome was a world-state and that the attempt to federalise her governance would be out of accord with her historic ..."

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