territorialize love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To make a territory of; organize as a territory.
  • transitive v. To extend by adding territory.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To enlarge by extension of territory.
  • v. To reduce to the condition of a territory.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To enlarge by extension of territory.
  • transitive v. To reduce to the condition of a territory.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To enlarge or extend by addition of territory.
  • To reduce to the state of a territory.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. extend by adding territory
  • v. organize as a territory
  • v. place on a territorial basis


territorial +‎ -ize (Wiktionary)


  • Another such move is to ex-territorialize the cumbersome native: he must be an émigré, an exile; as a matter of fact, I never moved to England, which I have the effrontery to merely visit.

    A Cup of Coffee

  • To territorialize the whole South, and place a satrap over every parish and county of it -- saying no word for freedom -- would be a gentle and conciliating procedure compared with the most innocent utterance of a mere sentiment in behalf of emancipation and the elevation of the negro to the status of a man.

    The Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 3, March, 1864 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • The next conference might wish to "mobilize and re-territorialize" itself across borders, making itself available in multiple host locations.

    MIT World: Recent Updates


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