verb (used with object)
Origin of establish
SYNONYMS FOR establish
Examples from the Web for established
In response to the screen quota cut, South Korea established a “cinema tax” on the box office.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea|Rich Goldstein|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Target was established in 1962 by the Dayton brothers as a discount offshoot of their eponymous Twin Cities department store.
But she was less comfortable with it before she was an established name in fashion.
And in a big departure from established royal protocol, Prince George might even get a—gasp—present to open on Christmas Day.
Zaim Ali, a Peshmerga commander, said: “We have established a military plan to clear ISIS from all of areas.”Iraqi Kurds Get Their Groove Back, End Siege of Mount Sinjar|Jamie Dettmer|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
While it was for this tribe that the agency at Fort Snelling was established, yet the Chippewas often frequented its headquarters.Old Fort Snelling|Marcus L. Hansen
In the last year of this period the pattern post was established.The Life of Sir Rowland Hill, Vol. II (of 2)|Rowland Hill
In the course of his work he established beyond question that the "nagana" and the tsetse-fly disease were identical.Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley
A school with this object was established in our Mission in 1845.Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877|James Kennedy
That custom-houses, post-offices, and post-roads, ought to be established in every kingdom and state.Dr. Stearns's Tour from London to Paris|Samuel Stearns
British Dictionary definitions for established
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