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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.
Confirm a statement by testimony; confirm a person in a belief.
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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
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
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
lay down, establish, makeverb
institute, enact, or establish
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
"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
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
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
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
to form; to found; to institute; to set upSubmitted by acronimous on June 24, 2014
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List of paraphrases for "establish":
create, establishing, establishment, set, determine, develop, build, creating, prepare, established, define, setting, introduce, creation, identify, determining, forge, building, ascertain, establishes, implement, demonstrate, provide, prove, make, fix, lay, compile
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How to use establish in a sentence?
It's the mindset, first things first, you establish a community.
We are hoping to be one of the first to establish this comprehensive screening of reactive proteins in wheat.
Europe is giving us eight days? Where do you get that you have the power to establish a deadline or an ultimatum to a sovereign people?
The take away is that the Navy and Marines must establish additional effective prevention programs, which send a strong message that those that need medical help can receive it confidentially.
If you devote your life to humanity, you have to clean up first your thoughts, behaviours, and manners to establish neutrality, equality, fairness, justice, and love; second, you only have to focus, to help others without personal expectations, desires and any hope of returns.
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- основавам, утвърждавам, затвърждавам, установявамBulgarian
- establirCatalan, Valencian
- einsetzen, herstellen, festlegen, niederlassen, feststellen, festsetzen, etablieren, eröffnen, gründen, begründenGerman
- establecer, nombrarSpanish
- تاسيس كردنPersian
- osoittaa, perustaa, vakiinnuttaa, nimittää, vahvistaaFinnish
- stèidhichScottish Gaelic
- հիմնադրել, նշանակել, հաստատել, հիմնավորելArmenian
- دامهزراندن, پێکهێنانKurdish
- parākiri, whakaūMāori
- bevestigen, oprichten, stichten, vaststellenDutch
- etablere, fastslåNorwegian
- ustalić, ustanowić, założyć, wyznaczyćPolish
- estabelecer, nomear, firmar, fundarPortuguese
- основывать, учредить, устанавливать, основать, учреждать, установитьRussian
- motivera, etablera, grundläga, grundaSwedish
- yapmak, tespit etmek, saptamak, yerleştirmekTurkish
- thành lậpVietnamese
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