verb (used with object)
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It led a successful campaign to reduce the pollution caused by coal-fired power plants in the US, helped limit the US power sector’s CO2 emissions, and helped establish regulations of diesel, shipping, and methane emissions.Want to fight climate change effectively? Here’s where to donate your money.|Sigal Samuel|September 17, 2020|Vox
It can never become mathematics, because those values aren’t fixed or established.Christian Puglisi Is Closing His Influential Copenhagen Restaurants. COVID Is Only Partly to Blame|Rafael Tonon|September 17, 2020|Eater
Having established itself as one of the leading e-commerce players in India, Amazon is now casting a wider net in the country.Amazon’s fintech push is a play to dig further into India|Ananya Bhattacharya|September 17, 2020|Quartz
Take advantage of that to consciously establish the new habits you actually want.How a vacation—or a pandemic—can help you adopt better habits now|matthewheimer|September 12, 2020|Fortune
Investor groups commit to establishing lasting relationships with founders in the program and to uphold accountability for representation within their organizations and their investment portfolios.
Huckabee will also need to establish a reliable fundraising base, something that up until now has proved to be elusive.
The king set about punishing Marshal, opposing his attempts to establish his family in their lands in Ireland and Wales.England’s Greatest Knight Puts ‘Game of Thrones’ to Shame|William O’Connor|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They backed him when the Sandinistas tried to establish their own Cuban-inspired dictatorship.China’s Nicaragua Canal Could Spark a New Central America Revolution|Nina Lakhani|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With Mac and Jesse we wanted to establish a friendship that was mostly a product of their common situation and enclosed world.Nitehawk Shorts Festival: ‘Brute,’ a Twisted Take on Playing in the Dark|Julia Grinberg|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And she credits her mother for helping to establish who that woman was early on: independent, free, self-reliant.Diane von Furstenberg: How I Learned to Love My Wrap Dress|Lizzie Crocker|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Children, and the building of a city shall establish a name, but a blameless wife shall be counted above them both.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
A proclamation was issued by government to establish a manufactory for white paper in England.
Siyes desired a man who would overthrow the Directory and establish a dictatorship: Barras was coquetting with the Bourbons.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
So one's common sense fails to establish a definite reasonable time.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
Congress resolved to establish the bank of North America, being the first regularly established bank in the country.
British Dictionary definitions for establish
verb (usually tr)
- to cause (a plant) to grow or (of a plant) to grow in a new placethe birch scrub has established over the past 25 years
- to become or cause to become a sapling or adult plant from a seedling