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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

Decide what you want, decide what you are willing to exchange for it. Establish your priorities and go to work.
H. L. Hunt

Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship.
George Orwell

Leaders establish the vision for the future and set the strategy for getting there.
John P. Kotter

We plan to eliminate the state of Israel and establish a purely Palestinian state. We will make life unbearable for Jews by psychological warfare and population explosion. We Palestinians will take over everything, including all of Jerusalem.
Yasser Arafat

One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes a revolution in order to establish a dictatorship.
George Orwell
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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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