Meaning of establish

Definition of establish

(verb) set up or found; "She set up a literacy program"
set up or lay the groundwork for; "establish a new department"
establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment; "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"
institute, enact, or establish; "make laws"
bring about; "The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth"
place; "Her manager had set her up at the Ritz"
build or establish something abstract; "build a reputation"
use as a basis for; found on; "base a claim on some observation"

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