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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

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

No testimony is sufficient to establish a miracle, unless the testimony be of such a kind, that its falsehood would be more miraculous than the fact which it endeavors to establish.
David Hume

I've come to the conclusion that beautiful women in the West aren't comfortable finding strength in their femininity. They want to do masculine-oriented things to establish their femininity. It's a contradiction.
Wesley Snipes

I perceived how that it was impossible to establish the lay people in any truth except the Scripture were plainly laid before their eyes in their mother tongue.
William Tyndale

To solve the problem of organizing world peace we must establish world law and order.
Arthur Henderson
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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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