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fed·er·ate

 (fĕd′ə-rāt′)
v. fed·er·at·ed, fed·er·at·ing, fed·er·ates
v.tr.
To cause to join into a league, federal union, or similar association.
v.intr.
To become united into a federal union.
adj. (fĕd′ər-ĭt, fĕd′rĭt)
United in a federation.

[Latin foederāre, foederāt-, to ratify an agreement, from foedus, foeder-, league, treaty; see bheidh- in Indo-European roots.]

federate

vb
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to unite or cause to unite in a federal union
adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) federal; federated
ˈfederative adj

fed•er•ate

(v. ˈfɛd əˌreɪt; adj. -ər ɪt)

v. -at•ed, -at•ing,
adj. v.t., v.i.
1. to unite in a federation.
2. to organize on a federal basis.
adj.
3. federated; allied.
[1665–75; < Latin foederātus]
fed′er•a`tor, n.

federate


Past participle: federated
Gerund: federating

Imperative
federate
federate
Present
I federate
you federate
he/she/it federates
we federate
you federate
they federate
Preterite
I federated
you federated
he/she/it federated
we federated
you federated
they federated
Present Continuous
I am federating
you are federating
he/she/it is federating
we are federating
you are federating
they are federating
Present Perfect
I have federated
you have federated
he/she/it has federated
we have federated
you have federated
they have federated
Past Continuous
I was federating
you were federating
he/she/it was federating
we were federating
you were federating
they were federating
Past Perfect
I had federated
you had federated
he/she/it had federated
we had federated
you had federated
they had federated
Future
I will federate
you will federate
he/she/it will federate
we will federate
you will federate
they will federate
Future Perfect
I will have federated
you will have federated
he/she/it will have federated
we will have federated
you will have federated
they will have federated
Future Continuous
I will be federating
you will be federating
he/she/it will be federating
we will be federating
you will be federating
they will be federating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been federating
you have been federating
he/she/it has been federating
we have been federating
you have been federating
they have been federating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been federating
you will have been federating
he/she/it will have been federating
we will have been federating
you will have been federating
they will have been federating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been federating
you had been federating
he/she/it had been federating
we had been federating
you had been federating
they had been federating
Conditional
I would federate
you would federate
he/she/it would federate
we would federate
you would federate
they would federate
Past Conditional
I would have federated
you would have federated
he/she/it would have federated
we would have federated
you would have federated
they would have federated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.federate - enter into a league for a common purpose; "The republics federated to become the Soviet Union"
merge, unify, unite - become one; "Germany unified officially in 1990"; "the cells merge"
2.federate - unite on a federal basis or band together as a league; "The country was federated after the civil war"
unite, unify - act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
Adj.1.federate - united under a central government
united - characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity; "presented a united front"

federate

verb
To be formally associated, as by treaty:
Translations

federate

[ˈfedəreɪt]
A. VTfederar
B. VIfederarse

federate

vtzu einem Bund vereinigen or zusammenschließen, föderieren (rare)
visich zu einem Bund zusammenschließen
adjverbündet, föderiert

federate

[vb ˈfɛdəˌreɪt; adj ˈfɛdərɪt]
1. vifederarsi
2. adjfederato/a
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