Synonyms of 'monopolize'
1 controlDictionary, corner, take over
They are virtually monopolizing the market.
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The people who control an organization or place have the power to take all the important decisions about the way that it is run.
He now controls the largest retail development empire in southern California.
My husband tried to control me in every way.
If a company or place corners an area of trade, they gain control over it so that no one else can have any success in that area.
This restaurant has cornered the market for specialist paellas.
If one country or person dominates another, they have power over them.
He denied that his country wants to dominate Europe.
Thesaurus for monopolize from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you say that someone monopolizes something, you mean that they have a very large share of it and prevent other people from having a share.