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Definition of Establish

Establish

  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. To appoint or constitute for permanence, as officers, laws, regulations, etc.; to enact; to ordain.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  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.

Establish Quotations

I am above the weakness of seeking to establish a sequence of cause and effect, between the disaster and the atrocity.
Edgar Allan Poe

I beg you be persuaded that no one would be more zealous than myself to establish effectual barriers against the horrors of spiritual tyranny, and every species of religious persecution.
George Washington

We will see a breakdown of the family and family values if we decide to approve same-sex marriage, and if we decide to establish homosexuality as an acceptable alternative lifestyle with all the benefits that go with equating it with the heterosexual lifestyle.
Jerry Falwell

I can't establish the veracity of what people say because only they know whether they are telling the truth. I can't look into your mind, can I?
David Tang

This may sound a little bit idealistic, but when I go to my blog, my Facebook page, my Twitter account, I talk to different people from all over the world, and you see how it's easy to establish a dialogue.
Paulo Coelho
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Establish Translations

establish in Dutch is stichten, inrichten, oprichten
establish in Finnish is todeta, perustaa
establish in German is aufstellen, aufbauen
establish in Italian is fissare, fondare
establish in Latin is statuo, constituo, condo, comprobo
establish in Norwegian is opprette, etablere
establish in Spanish is basar, edificar, arquitecturar
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