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Meaning of DECENTRALIZE

Pronunciation:  dee'sentru`lIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  make less central; "After the revolution, food distribution was decentralized"
 

DECENTRALIZE is a 12 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: decentralise, deconcentrate
 
 Antonyms: centralise, centralize, concentrate
 
 See Also: alter, change, federalise, federalize

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\De*cen"tral*ize\, v. t.
To prevent from centralizing; to cause to withdraw from the
center or place of concentration; to divide and distribute
(what has been united or concentrated); -- esp. said of
authority, or the administration of public affairs.

 

 

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