Cen"tral*ize (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Centralized (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Centralizing.] [Cf. F. centraliser.]
To draw or bring to a center point; to gather into or about a center; to bring into one system, or under one control.
[To] centralize the power of government.
© Webster 1913.