Definitions for establish

Definitions for (verb) establish

Main entry: found, establish, ground, base

Definition: use as a basis for; found on

Usage: base a claim on some observation

Main entry: shew, show, prove, demonstrate, establish

Definition: establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment

Usage: The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound; The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture

Main entry: establish, make, lay down

Definition: institute, enact, or establish

Usage: make laws

Main entry: instal, install, establish, set up

Definition: place

Usage: Her manager had set her up at the Ritz

Main entry: plant, establish, found, constitute, institute

Definition: set up or lay the groundwork for

Usage: establish a new department

Main entry: establish, give

Definition: bring about

Usage: The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth

Main entry: establish, build

Definition: build or establish something abstract

Usage: build a reputation

Main entry: found, establish, launch, set up

Definition: set up or found

Usage: She set up a literacy program

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