verb (used with object)
Origin of install
Examples from the Web for install
Speaking of Grandma, The Wireless Joey is so simple she can install it herself.
Then they install sump pumps to remove remnant toxic waters.
The Ferguson Police do have two dashboard cams, but Chief Tom Jackson says he lacks the $3,000 per camera cost to install them.If Ferguson P.D. Is Too Broke to Buy Body Cameras, Let’s Do It For Them|Michael Daly|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Parents can install an alarm on their outside door—although that, of course, costs money.Is It Wrong for Parents to Lock Up Their Disabled Kids?|Elizabeth Picciuto|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Had Richard III been able to install a tape recorder in his palaces the ranting might well have been identical.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab|Clive Irving|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Saveliitch began at once to install us, whilst I looked out of the narrow window.Marie|Alexander Pushkin
With madcap audacity it seeks to install this Barbarism as the truest Civilization.Charles Sumner; his complete works, volume 9 (of 20)|Charles Sumner
In time, however, the prelates began to ignore the disapproval of the government and to install themselves in Havana.The History of Cuba, vol. 1|Willis Fletcher Johnson
I should so much have liked to install him in one of these little houses, last summer.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete|Emile Zola
It would be more polite to place his kinsman Bora upon the throne under the guise of law, than to install him by force of arms.The Shadow of the Czar|John R. Carling
British Dictionary definitions for install
verb -stalls, -stalling, -stalled, -stals, -stalling or -stalled (tr)
Word Origin for install
Word Origin and History for install
early 15c., "place in (ecclesiastical) office by seating in an official stall," from Medieval Latin installare, from Latin in- "in" (see in- (2)) + Medieval Latin stallum "stall," from a Germanic source (cf. Old High German stal "standing place;" see stall (n.1)). Related: Installed; installing.