established Meaning, Definition & Usage
verb set up or found
found; establish; set up; launch.
- She set up a literacy program
verb set up or lay the groundwork for
constitute; found; plant; establish; institute.
- establish a new department
verb establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment
shew; demonstrate; show; establish; prove.
- The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound
- The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture
verb institute, enact, or establish
lay down; make; establish.
verb bring about
- The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth
instal; establish; set up; install.
- Her manager had set her up at the Ritz
verb build or establish something abstract
verb use as a basis for; found on
found; base; establish; ground.
- base a claim on some observation
adjective brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established
- the established social order
- distrust the constituted authority
- a team established as a member of a major league
- enjoyed his prestige as an established writer
- an established precedent
- the established Church
adjective satellite settled securely and unconditionally
- that smoking causes health problems is an accomplished fact
adjective satellite conforming with accepted standards
- a conventional view of the world
adjective satellite shown to be valid beyond a reasonable doubt
- the established facts in the case
adjective satellite introduced from another region and persisting without cultivation
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