What are some alternative words for colonize?

Synonyms for colonizeˈkɒl əˌnaɪz

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. colonize, colonise(verb)

    settle as a colony; of countries in the developing world

    Synonyms:
    colonise, colonize

    Antonyms:
    decolonize, decolonise

  2. colonize, colonise(verb)

    settle as colonists or establish a colony (in)

    Synonyms:
    colonise, colonize

    Antonyms:
    decolonise, decolonize

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. colonize

    Synonyms:
    augment, beget, breed, build up, cherish, develop, foster, increase, plant, populate, propagate, replenish, settle

    Antonyms:
    annihilate, banish, destroy, eradicate, expel, exterminate, extirpate, overthrow, remove, root out, uproot, wipe out

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colonise, settle


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