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Meaning of FEDERATE

Pronunciation:  [adj]'fedurit, [v]'fedu`reyt, 'fedu`reyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  united under a central government
  2. [v]  unite on a federal basis or band together as a league; "The country was federated after the civil war"
  3. [v]  enter into a league for a common purpose; "The republics federated to become the Soviet Union"

FEDERATE is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: federalise, federalize, federated, united
 See Also: merge, unify, unite



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fed"er*ate\, a. [L. foederatus, p. p. of foederare to
establish by treaty or league, fr. foedus. See {Federal}.]
United by compact, as sovereignties, states, or nations;
joined in confederacy; leagued; confederate; as, federate

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