Definition of Monopolize

1. Verb. Have and control fully and exclusively. "He monopolizes the laser printer"

Exact synonyms: Monopolise
Generic synonyms: Command, Control
Derivative terms: Monopoly, Monopoly



2. Verb. Have or exploit a monopoly of. "OPEC wants to monopolize oil"

Definition of Monopolize

1. v. t. To acquire a monopoly of; to have or get the exclusive privilege or means of dealing in, or the exclusive possession of; to engross the whole of; as, to monopolize the coffee trade; to monopolize land.

Definition of Monopolize

1. Verb. (transitive) To have a monopoly on something ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To dominate something by excluding everyone else ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Monopolize

1. [v -LIZED, -LIZING, -LIZES]

Monopolize Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Monopolize Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Monopolize

monopoles
monopolies
monopolisation
monopolise
monopolised
monopoliser
monopolises
monopolising
monopolist
monopolistic
monopolists
monopolite
monopolites
monopolization
monopolizations
monopolize (current term)
monopolized
monopolizer
monopolizers
monopolizes
monopolizing
monopoly board
monopolylike
monopolylogue
monopolylogues
monoprint
monoprints
monopropellant

Literary usage of Monopolize

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

1. A Treatise on the Law of Intercorporate Relations by Walter Chadwick Noyes (1909)
"These words — the verb " monopolize " in the body of the act and the noun " monopolies " in the title — manifestly have no reference to governmental grants ..."

2. A Treatise on Federal Practice, Civil and Criminal: Including Practice in by Roger Foster (1920)
"Indictments for conspiracy to restrain or monopolize interstate or international commerce. An indictment under the Anti Trust or Anti Monopoly Law J because ..."

3. Manual of the Sherman Law: A Digest of the Law Under the Federal Anti-trust Acts by Everett Nichols Curtis (1915)
"Monopoly and Attempt to monopolize. "A 'Monopoly' both at common law and ... An attempt to monopolize means an attempt to get control of the industry in ..."

4. History of the Sherman Law of the United States of America by Albert Henry Walker (1910)
"Section 2 of the Sherman law is so plain in all its language as to require no explanation or interpretation, except to define the word "monopolize," which ..."

5. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1911)
"... shall monopolize or attempt to monopolize, or combine or conspire with any other person or persons to monopolize, any part of such trade or commerce. ..."

6. Rural Rides in the Counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hants, Berks, Oxford by William Cobbett (1908)
"That Gentleman and Mr. Webb Hall may monopolize all the wisdom in matters of political economy; but are they, or rather is Mr. Ellman alone, to engross all ..."

7. Contractual Limitations: Including Trade Strikes and Conspiracies and by Charles Andrew Ray (1892)
"Combinations in Various Disguises to monopolize the Market. — These combinations assume various disguises. In some instances an association is formed for ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Monopolize

Search for Monopolize on Dictionary.com!Search for Monopolize on Thesaurus.com!Search for Monopolize on Google!Search for Monopolize on Wikipedia!

Search