To establish as a resident or residents:
Plant means to put something in the ground.
To lay the base of; set for support; base
To be present in or on (a place):
To move from one place to another; esp., to leave one's country and settle in another
To come into a new country, region, or environment, esp. in order to settle there
To be capable of being transplanted:
To prepare or open (a way, etc.)
To make subordinate or subject to the dominion of something else:
To get possession or control of by or as by winning a war
To cause (an institution, for example) to come into existence or begin operating; found; set up.
To pick, pluck, or collect by picking; harvest
To supply with inhabitants, as by colonization.
Find another word for colonize. In this page you can discover 21 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for colonize, like: settle, plant, found, people, migrate, immigrate, transplant, pioneer, open a country, subjugate and conquer.