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Meaning of NATIONALIZE

Pronunciation:  'nashunu`lIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  put under state control or ownership; "Mitterand nationalized the banks"
  2. [v]  make national in character or scope; "His heroic deeds were nationalized by the press"
 

NATIONALIZE is a 11 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: nationalise
 
 Antonyms: denationalise, denationalize
 
 See Also: alter, change, communise, communize

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Na"tion*al*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
{Nationalized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Nationalizing}.] [Cf. F.
nationaliser.]
To make national; to make a nation of; to endow with the
character and habits of a nation, or the peculiar sentiments
and attachment of citizens of a nation.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: annex, attach, collectivize, commandeer, communalize, communize, confiscate, democratize, distrain, expropriate, garnish, impound, impress, levy, politicize, press, replevin, replevy, republicanize, sequester, sequestrate, socialize
 

 

 

 

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