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Synonyms for establish
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  1. establish

    Confirm (Latin con, together, and firmus, firm) is to add firmness or give stability to. Both confirm and corroborate presuppose something already existing to which the confirmation or corroboration is added. Testimony is corroborated by concurrent testimony or by circumstances; confirmed by established facts. That which is thoroughly proved is said to be established; so is that which is official and has adequate power behind it; as, the established government; the established church. The continents are fixed. A treaty is ratified; an appointment confirmed. An act is sanctioned by any person or authority that passes upon it approvingly. A statement is substantiated; a report confirmed; a controversy settled; the decision of a lower court sustained by a higher. Just government should be upheld. The beneficent results of Christianity confirm our faith in it as a divine revelation.

    assure, confirm, corroborate, fix, prove, ratify, sanction, settle, strengthen, substantiate, sustain, uphold

    abrogate, annul, cancel, destroy, overthrow, shake, shatter, unsettle, upset, weaken

    Confirm a statement by testimony; confirm a person in a belief.

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  1. establish

    plant, fir, settle, found, demonstrate, organize, confirm, institute, prove, substantiate

    suppliant, unsettle, break-up, disestablish, misstate, confute, refute upset, subvert, presume, suppose, guess, conjecture, surmise

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 4 votes

  1. establish, set up, found, launchverb

    set up or found

    "She set up a literacy program"

    tack together, put together, set in motion, lay down, found, prepare, institute, instal, piece, tack, show, fix, put in, base, gear up, put up, frame, entrap, make, arrange, ground, plant, give, order, erect, ensnare, raise, lay out, launch, pitch, prove, plunge, shew, ready, set up, demonstrate, put, effect, effectuate, install, rear, assemble, constitute, set, rig, build

    abolish, get rid of

  2. establish, found, plant, constitute, instituteverb

    set up or lay the groundwork for

    "establish a new department"

    engraft, demonstrate, name, ground, implant, set up, install, be, set, base, found, institute, instal, launch, build, appoint, imbed, comprise, prove, represent, form, give, plant, shew, lay down, embed, make up, bring, nominate, make, show, constitute

    get rid of, abolish

  3. prove, demonstrate, establish, show, shewverb

    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"

    attest, express, rise, lay down, found, leaven, demo, try, exhibit, build, show, testify, depict, install, test, evidence, try out, present, read, instal, point, examine, make, indicate, ground, record, picture, register, certify, usher, plant, give, designate, essay, raise, render, launch, evince, prove, shew, institute, set up, turn out, demonstrate, manifest, show up, turn up, march, constitute, base, bear witness

    abolish, get rid of

  4. lay down, establish, makeverb

    institute, enact, or establish

    "make laws"

    wee-wee, take, hit, bring in, construct, demonstrate, draw, cook, have, piddle, launch, plant, piss, constitute, do, stool, earn, make believe, get to, hold, shit, defecate, lay down, institute, name, install, set up, stimulate, progress to, create, crap, take a shit, pretend, make water, gain, ready, found, realize, make up, shew, give, attain, pull in, induce, form, pee, show, make, wee, ca-ca, get, prepare, base, micturate, ground, reach, prove, build, throw, pass water, arrive at, pee-pee, relieve oneself, instal, spend a penny, take in, puddle, take a crap, clear, produce, nominate, take a leak, score, cause, urinate, work, fix, realise, seduce

    get rid of, abolish

  5. establish, giveverb

    bring about

    "The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth"

    hand, commit, chip in, dedicate, cave in, lay down, collapse, found, institute, instal, impart, pass on, show, return, base, reach, present, have, fall in, make, pay, ground, throw, gift, kick in, feed, set up, ease up, apply, plant, give, grant, open, founder, move over, devote, hold, pass, render, launch, prove, shew, sacrifice, yield, turn over, demonstrate, leave, give way, install, consecrate, break, generate, contribute, constitute, afford, build

    get rid of, abolish

  6. install, instal, set up, establishverb


    "Her manager had set her up at the Ritz"

    tack together, put together, lay down, frame, prepare, institute, instal, piece, tack, show, fix, put in, base, gear up, put up, found, entrap, make, arrange, ground, plant, give, order, erect, ensnare, raise, lay out, launch, pitch, prove, shew, ready, set up, demonstrate, put, effect, effectuate, install, rear, assemble, constitute, set, rig, build

    get rid of, abolish

  7. build, establishverb

    build or establish something abstract

    "build a reputation"

    demonstrate, ground, progress, install, construct, found, plant, base, set up, ramp up, instal, launch, build, prove, give, institute, build up, show, shew, lay down, make, work up, constitute

    abolish, get rid of

  8. establish, base, ground, foundverb

    use as a basis for; found on

    "base a claim on some observation"

    demonstrate, ground, set up, install, strand, base, found, institute, instal, launch, build, prove, free-base, give, run aground, plant, shew, undercoat, lay down, prime, anchor, make, show, constitute

    get rid of, abolish

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  1. instate

    to form; to found; to institute; to set up

    Submitted by acronimous on June 24, 2014  

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  1. establishverb

    fix, settle, plant, found, institute, constitute, organize, form

  2. establishverb

    confirm, ratify, sanction, approve

  3. establishverb

    prove, substantiate, verify, make good

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  1. establishverb

    found, organize, institute, substantiate, verify, ratify

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How to use establish in a sentence?

  1. Lopez Obrador added.An administration official:

    There are still days to go, I hope that this week we will be able to inform, so as not to be speculating, or with conjectures, leaks ; once we have all the elements, we are going to establish our position here.

  2. Fridjof Nansen:

    If nations could overcome the mutual fear and distrust whose somber shadow is now thrown over the world, and could meet with confidence and good will to settle their possible differences, they would easily be able to establish a lasting peace.

  3. Donald Trump:

    Illegal immigration funds criminal networks, ruthless gangs and the flow of deadly drugs. Illegal immigration exploits vulnerable populations, hurts hard-working citizens and has produced a vicious cycle of crime, violence and poverty. Only by upholding national borders, destroying criminal gangs, can we break this cycle and establish a real foundation for prosperity.

  4. John McLaughlin:

    It's not unusual, my sense is that passing through SAIS was a kind of laundering experience for him. These Russian illegals tend to go through a long process of credentialing These Russian illegals in order to establish credibility as who These Russian illegals claim to be.

  5. Patrick Conley:

    The word' Democratic Providence' is for God's divine providence in giving Roger Williams a place to establish the American principle of religious liberty and church-state separation, you want to wipe that away ?

Translations for establish

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  • تأسيسArabic
  • утвърждавам, затвърждавам, установявам, основавамBulgarian
  • establirCatalan, Valencian
  • einsetzen, gründen, eröffnen, niederlassen, herstellen, begründen, etablieren, festsetzen, feststellen, festlegenGerman
  • καθιερώνωGreek
  • establiEsperanto
  • establecer, nombrarSpanish
  • تاسيس كردنPersian
  • perustaa, osoittaa, vakiinnuttaa, nimittää, vahvistaaFinnish
  • établirFrench
  • stèidhichScottish Gaelic
  • establecerGalician
  • հիմնավորել, հիմնադրել, նշանակել, հաստատելArmenian
  • دامه‌زراندن, پێکهێنانKurdish
  • parākiri, whakaūMāori
  • vaststellen, bevestigen, oprichten, stichtenDutch
  • etablere, fastslåNorwegian
  • ustalić, założyć, ustanowić, wyznaczyćPolish
  • estabelecer, nomear, fundar, firmarPortuguese
  • stabiliRomanian
  • основывать, устанавливать, учредить, основать, учреждать, установитьRussian
  • grundläga, etablera, motivera, grundaSwedish
  • yapmak, saptamak, tespit etmek, yerleştirmekTurkish
  • встановитиUkrainian
  • thành lậpVietnamese

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