Complete Definition of "establish"

English

Etymology
OE. establissen, OF. establir, F. établir, from L. stabilire, from stabilis firm, steady, stable.

Pronunciation
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Verb
en-verb|establish|es

  1. transitive To make stable or firm; to confirm.
  2. transitive To form; to set up in business.
  3. transitive To found; to institute.
  4. transitive To appoint, as officers, laws, regulations, etc.; to enact; to ordain.
  5. transitive To prove and cause to be accepted as true; to establish a fact; to demonstrate.
Quotations
RQ:Authorized Version, Genesis 6:18

Synonyms
stable

Translations
trans-top|To make stable or firm; to confirm
Finnish: vakiinnuttaa, vahvistaa
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Russian: ÑÑÑанавливаÑÑ (ustanávlivatâ) impf, ÑÑÑановиÑÑ (ustanovítâ) pf
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trans-top|To form; to set up in business
Finnish: perustaa
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Kurdish: KUchar|داÙÙâزراÙدÙ, KUchar|Ù¾ÛÚ©ÙÛÙاÙ
Russian: ÑÑÑеждаÑÑ (uÄr'eždát') impf, ÑÑÑедиÑÑ (uÄr'edít') pf
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trans-top|To found; to institute
Finnish: perustaa
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Kurdish: KUchar|داÙÙâزراÙدÙ, KUchar|Ù¾ÛÚ©ÙÛÙاÙ
Russian: оÑновÑваÑÑ (osnóvyvat') impf, оÑноваÑÑ (osnovát') pf
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trans-top|To appoint, as officers, laws, regulations, etc.; to enact; to ordain
Finnish: nimittää (officers), vahvistaa (regulation)
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trans-top|To prove and cause to be accepted as true; to establish a fact; to demonstrate
Finnish: osoittaa
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ttbc|Arabic: ARchar|اسس (âássasa)
ttbc|Catalan: establir
ttbc|Chinese: å»ºç« (jiànlì)
ttbc|Dutch: vestigen
ttbc|Esperanto: fondi
ttbc|French: établir
ttbc|German: feststellen, aufbauen
ttbc|Italian: stabilire
ttbc|Japanese: 確ç«ãã (ãããã¤ãã, kakuritsu surú)
ttbc|Korean: ì¤ë¦½íë¤ (seollip-hada)
ttbc|Polish: zaÅożyÄ, utworzyÄ
ttbc|Portuguese: estabelecer
ttbc|Spanish: establecer
ttbc|Swedish: etablera
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References
R:Century 1911
R:Webster 1913

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