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establishes

[ ih-stab-lish ]SEE DEFINITION OF establishes
  • verbset up, organize
  • verbauthenticate; demonstrate

Synonyms for establishes

  • authorize
  • base
  • build
  • create
  • enact
  • form
  • found
  • inaugurate
  • install
  • institute
  • provide
  • put
  • settle
  • start
  • constitute
  • decree
  • domiciliate
  • endow
  • ensconce
  • entrench
  • erect
  • fix
  • ground
  • implant
  • inculcate
  • land
  • live
  • lodge
  • moor
  • originate
  • place
  • plant
  • practice
  • rivet
  • root
  • secure
  • stabilize
  • station
  • stick
  • lay foundation
  • ring in
  • set down
  • start ball rolling
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Antonyms for establishes

  • destroy
  • end
  • prevent
  • remove
  • ruin
  • stop
  • take
  • cease
  • change
  • disarrange
  • dislodge
  • disorder
  • disorganize
  • displace
  • forget
  • let go
  • loose
  • loosen
  • lose
  • neglect
  • refuse
  • unfasten
  • unfix
  • unsettle
  • confuse
  • disestablish
  • disprove
  • invalidate
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ESTABLISHES

A point of seeming difference between them establishes their identity.

It establishes an end toward which all effort of teacher and student must bend.

By means which seem to destroy His Church, He establishes it.

It is this union of the will which establishes in perfect peace.

It establishes that A has not promised to act in the case which has happened.

Thus he works up and establishes his position in the school.

This fact, at once, establishes that they are inclined to war.

It establishes freedom of inquiry and liberty of mind in Europe.

Where is his past, all that constitutes, all that establishes the moral man?

This, we must admit, establishes a distinction—not without a difference.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French establiss-, present participle stem of establir (12c., Modern French établir) "cause to stand still, establish, stipulate, set up, erect, build," from Latin stabilire "make stable," from stabilis "stable" (see stable (adj.)).

For initial e-, see especial. Related: Established; establishing. An established church or religion is one sanctioned by the state.

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