verb (used with or without object), fed·er·at·ed, fed·er·at·ing.

  1. to unite in a federation.
  2. to organize on a federal basis.


  1. federated; allied.

verb (ˈfɛdəˌreɪt)

  1. to unite or cause to unite in a federal union

adjective (ˈfɛdərɪt)

  1. federal; federated

1814 (implied in federated), back-formation from federation, or else from Latin foederatus “having a treaty, bound by treaty,” past participle of foederare “to establish by treaty,” from foedus (see federal). Related: Federating. As an adjective, by 1710.

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