colonise

Definitions of colonise
1

v settle as a colony; of countries in the developing world

Synonyms:
colonize
Antonyms:
decolonise, decolonize
grant independence to (a former colony)
Type of:
annex
take (territory) as if by conquest

v settle as colonists or establish a colony (in)

Synonyms:
colonize
Type of:
locate, settle
take up residence and become established

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