Definition of Federate

1. Verb. Enter into a league for a common purpose. "The republics federated to become the Soviet Union"

Exact synonyms: Federalise, Federalize
Generic synonyms: Merge, Unify, Unite



2. Adjective. United under a central government.
Exact synonyms: Federated
Similar to: United

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

Definition of Federate

1. a. United by compact, as sovereignties, states, or nations; joined in confederacy; leagued; confederate; as, federate nations.

Definition of Federate

1. Adjective. federated, united in an alliance or federation. ¹

2. Verb. To unite in a federation. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Federate

1. to unite in an alliance [v -ATED, -ATING, -ATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Federate

federalisms
federalist
federalists
federalization
federalizations
federalize
federalized
federalizes
federalizing
federally
federals
federaries
federary
federast
federasts
federate (current term)
federated
federates
federating
federation
federation of tribes
federations
federative
federatively
federator
federators
federita
fedex
fedexed
fedexes

Literary usage of Federate

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1. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1907)
"All federate communities were free, but not all free communities were federate. [* Roman colonies were essentially similar to the ..."

2. Southern History of the Great Civil War in the United States by Edward Alfred Pollard (1863)
"Condition of the Defences on the Tennessee and Cumberland Riven. .The Coo- federate ... federate ..."

3. History of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1899)
"nient of the federate or provincial system, to be approved or rejected by the metropolitan and his suffragans ; and, if approved, he was consecrated by them ..."

4. The Nineteenth Century (1892)
"CLXXXII—APRIL 1892 HOW TO federate THE EMPIRE A REPLY TO CRITICS the October number of this ... federate ..."

5. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by Pond, Nathan Gillett, 1832-, Abbatt, William, 1851-1935, Martha Joanna Lamb, Stevens, John Austin, 1827-1910, John Austin Stevens (1886)
"The First Union Victory of the Civil War. Illustrated. Brigadier-Gen. EGBERT L. VIELE. General Grant's Military Abilities. By a Con federate Officer. Rev. ..."

6. Correspondence Concerning Claims Against Great Britain: Transmitted to the by United States Dept. of State (1870)
"... federate States. I think you will find, in the way I put it, that there was nothing »t all in any way pointing to that. ..."

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