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establish

verb

1 establish

Set up or found.

synonyms: found, launch, set up.

Roget 150: be firm etc. adj.; stick fast; stand firm, keep firm, remain firm; weather the storm, stay the course, stick to the course, keep the faith, don't give in, don't buckle under.    settle, ... show more

Dutch: stichten, instellen, institueren, oprichten



2 establish

Set up or lay the groundwork for:
— Establish a new department.

synonyms: constitute, found, institute, plant.

Roget 161: produce, perform, operate, do, make, gar, form, construct, fabricate, frame, contrive, manufacture; weave, ... show more

Roget 184: place, situate, locate, localize, make a place for, put, lay, set, seat, station, lodge, quarter, post, install; ... show more

Dutch: gronden, grondvesten, stichten, vestigen

3 establish

Establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment.

synonyms: demonstrate, prove, shew, show.

Roget 467: be evidence etc. n.; evince, show, betoken, tell of; indicate etc. (denote) 550; imply, involve, ... show more

Roget 478: demonstrate, prove, establish; make good; show, evince, manifest etc. (be evidence of) 467; confirm, corroborate, substantiate, verify ... show more

Dutch: aantonen, bewijzen, hardmaken, staven, uitwijzen

4 establish

Institute, enact, or establish.

synonyms: lay down, make.

Dutch: bevestigen

5 establish

Bring about:
— The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth.

synonym: give.

6 establish

Place.

synonyms: instal, install, set up.

7 establish

Build or establish something abstract.

synonym: build.

8 establish

Use as a basis for; found on.

synonyms: base, found, ground.


Moby thesaurus: acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, accustom, adapt, adjust, advertise, affirm, afford proof of, ascertain, assure, authenticate, author, authorize, back up, ballyhoo, bark, base, bear, bed ... show more.

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