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establish



verb
1. set up or found (Freq. 50)
- She set up a literacy program
Syn:
set up, found, launch
Ant:
abolish
Derivationally related forms:
foundation (for: found), founder (for: found), founding (for: found), establishment
Hypernyms:
open, open up
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
2. set up or lay the groundwork for (Freq. 28)
- establish a new department
Syn:
found, plant, constitute, institute
Derivationally related forms:
institution (for: institute), constitution (for: constitute), foundation (for: found), founder (for: found), founding (for: found), establishment
Hypernyms:
initiate, pioneer
Hyponyms:
fix, appoint, name, nominate, constitute
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
3. establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment (Freq. 23)
- The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound
- The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture
Syn:
prove, demonstrate, show, shew
Ant:
disprove (for: prove)
Derivationally related forms:
establishment, demonstrative (for: demonstrate)
Hypernyms:
confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm
Hyponyms:
prove oneself, prove, negate, contradict, stultify
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
4. institute, enact, or establish (Freq. 15)
- make laws
Syn:
lay down, make
Hypernyms:
make, create
Hyponyms:
set, mark
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
5. bring about (Freq. 6)
- The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth
Syn:
give
Hypernyms:
make, create
Hyponyms:
introduce, pacify
Verb Group:
render, yield, return, give, generate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
6. place (Freq. 2)
- Her manager had set her up at the Ritz
Syn:
install, instal, set up
Derivationally related forms:
installation (for: install)
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
7. build or establish something abstract (Freq. 1)
- build a reputation
Syn:
build
Hypernyms:
make, create
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
8. use as a basis for;
found on (Freq. 1)
- base a claim on some observation
Syn:
base, ground, found
Derivationally related forms:
foundation (for: found), ground (for: ground), base (for: base)
Hyponyms:
build
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something PP

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