Synonyms of 'colonize'
The first British attempt to colonize Ireland was in the twelfth century.
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If a place or country is peopled by a particular group of people, that group of people live there.
a small town peopled by workers and families
Someone who pioneers a new activity, invention, or process is one of the first people to do it.
the scientist who invented and pioneered DNA tests
Thesaurus for colonize from the Collins English Thesaurus
If people colonize a foreign country , they go to live there and take control of it.