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Establish meaning

establish - 6 dictionary results

  1. 1. To make stable or firm; to fix immovably or firmly; to set ( a thing) in a place and make it stable there; to settle; to confirm.
  2. 2. To appoint or constitute for permanence, as officers, laws, regulations, etc.; to enact; to ordain.
  3. 3. To secure public recognition in favor of; to prove and cause to be accepted as true; as, to establish a fact, usage, principle, opinion, doctrine, etc.
  4. 4. To originate and secure the permanent existence of; to found; to institute; to create and regulate; - said of a colony, a state, or other institutions.
  5. 5. To set up in business; to place advantageously in a fixed condition; - used reflexively; as, he established himself in a place; the enemy established themselves in the citadel.
  6. 6. To settle make firm; found.

establish - examples of usage

  1. It was also because the plantation they hoped to establish was to have at its heart a town, and it was thought that the town could best be built through some common effort. - "The Virginia Company Of London, 1606-1624", Wesley Frank Craven.
  2. They're already pledged to establish it in tradition- which means more than one would think. - "Son of Power", Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost.
  3. His plan was to follow the Roaring Fork almost to its headquarters, and there establish a base for his hunt. - "Brand Blotters", William MacLeod Raine.
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