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establish   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 әˋstæblIʃ 〕

Pronunciation

〔 iˊstæbliʃ,eˊs- 〕


Overview of verb establish

The verb establish has 8 senses


  • establish, set up, found, launch -- (set up or found; "She set up a literacy program")

  • establish, found, plant, constitute, institute -- (set up or lay the groundwork for; "establish a new department")

  • prove, demonstrate, establish, show, shew -- (establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment; "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture")

  • lay down, establish, make -- (institute, enact, or establish; "make laws")

  • establish, give -- (bring about; "The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth")

  • install, instal, set up, establish -- (place; "Her manager had set her up at the Ritz")

  • build, establish -- (build or establish something abstract; "build a reputation")

  • establish, base, ground, found -- (use as a basis for; found on; "base a claim on some observation")