[ UK /ɪstˈæblɪʃ/ ]
[ US /ɪˈstæbɫɪʃ/ ]
  1. place
    Her manager had set her up at the Ritz
  2. institute, enact, or establish
    make laws
  3. build or establish something abstract
    build a reputation
  4. set up or found
    She set up a literacy program
  5. use as a basis for; found on
    base a claim on some observation
  6. bring about
    The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth
  7. establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
    The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture
    The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound
  8. set up or lay the groundwork for
    establish a new department
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How To Use establish In A Sentence

  • They establish a colony on Ragol but this perfect planet soon unleashes a few surprises and all hell breaks loose.
  • None of the fathers' job descriptions given on the birth certificate referred to work at a nuclear establishment.
  • An established order of seeing, of understanding, of ruling, is simply exploded - the Modernist spirit asserts itself.
  • Two bus-rides and a walk in the rain later we found the old dairy farm, muttering under our breaths about the wisdom of locating such an establishment way out in the sticks.
  • Between 1906 and 1907, this wide-ranging businessman established steam-powered tramways in various localities across Japan.
  • He said the long term vision of the ginnery is to establish a fully fledged textile industry, which will produce finished materials if the company started producing more lint than what the customers could take.
  • The value of individual liberty is not absolute, but is subject to the authority of established government.
  • A spokesman said: ‘Following a further complaint, visits to the tea room this year established the conditions of the licence had again been broken.’
  • It was not just established states that were eager narrowly to define the right of self-determination as a right end colonial status.
  • The establishment of administrative accountability system in our country soon, And accountability is still in the consubstantial Accountability stage.
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