HyperDic: establish

English > 8 senses of the word establish:
VERBsocialestablish, set up, found, launchset up or found
creationestablish, found, plant, constitute, instituteset up or lay the groundwork for
cognitionestablish, prove, demonstrate, show, shewestablish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment / experiment
cognitionestablish, lay down, makeinstitute, enact, or establish
creationestablish, givebring about
contactestablish, install, instal, set upplace
creationestablish, buildbuild or establish something abstract
cognitionestablish, base, ground, founduse as a basis for
establish > pronunciation
Soundsihstae'blihsh; iystae'blihsh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > establish: 8 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningSet up or found.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsset up, found, launch
Broaderopen, open upstart to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning
Oppositeabolish, get rid ofDo away with
Spanishestablecer, fundar, implantar, instaurar, instituir, lanzar
Catalanestablir, fundar, implantar, instaurar, instituir
Nounsestablishmentthe act of forming or establishing something
English > establish: 8 senses > verb 2, creation
MeaningSet up or lay the groundwork for.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"establish a new department"
Synonymsfound, plant, constitute, institute
Narrowerappoint, name, nominate, constitutecreate and charge with a task or function
fixSet or place definitely
Broaderinitiate, pioneerTake the lead or initiative in
Spanishconstituir, encontrar, establecer, fundar, implantar, instaurar, instituir, integrar, plantar
Catalanconstituir, fundar, implantar, instaurar, instituir, integrar, plantar
Nounsestablishmentthe act of forming or establishing something
English > establish: 8 senses > verb 3, cognition
MeaningEstablish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment / experiment.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsprove, demonstrate, show, shew
Narrowernegate, contradictprove negative
proveprove formally
prove oneselfshow one's ability or courage
stultifyprove to be of unsound mind or demonstrate someone's incompetence
Broaderconfirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirmEstablish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
Oppositedisprove, confuteprove to be false
Spanishcomprobar, demostrar, establecer, evidenciar, implantar, instaurar, instituir, mostrar, presentar, probar, revelar
Catalandemostrar, establir, evidenciar, implantar, instaurar, instituir, mostrar, presentar, provar, revelar
Nounsestablishmentthe cognitive process of establishing a valid proof
English > establish: 8 senses > verb 4, cognition
Meaninginstitute, enact, or establish.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymslay down, make
Narrowerset, markEstablish as the highest level or best performance
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Spanishconstruir, establecer, instituir, nombrar, poner
English > establish: 8 senses > verb 5, creation
Meaningbring about.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth"
Synonymgive
Narrowerintroducebring in or establish in a new place or environment
pacifyfight violence and try to establish peace in (a location)
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Similar torender, yield, return, give, generateGive or supply
Spanishdar, establecer
English > establish: 8 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningplace.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsinstall, instal, set up
Spanishestablecer, instalar
Catalanestablir, instal·lar
English > establish: 8 senses > verb 7, creation
Meaningbuild or establish something abstract.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymbuild
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Spanishconstruir, crearse
Catalanconstruir, instaurar
English > establish: 8 senses > verb 8, cognition
MeaningUse as a basis for; found on.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Synonymsbase, ground, found
Narrowerbuildfound or ground
Spanishbasar, establecer, fundamentar, fundar, implantar, instaurar, instituir, sustentar
Catalanbasar, establir, fonamentar, fundar, implantar, instaurar, instituir, sustentar

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