Definitions for "Colonize"
To plant or establish a colony or colonies in; to people with colonists; to migrate to and settle in.
To remove to, and settle in, a distant country; to make a colony.
to migrate to and settle in; occupy as a colony
to move into or take over a new area. In ecology, the word "colonize" refers to a species moving into a new habitat.
Move into a new area (as in the pilgrims colonized America). Non-native plants will also colonize new areas, particularly disturbed sites.
the first to arrive at a new habitat
Keywords:  stamen, lunar, eclipse
lunar eclipse stamen
Keywords:  settlement, start
To colonize is to start a settlement.
Keywords:  population, establish, area
to populate or establish a population in an area.