to place in position or connect for service or use: to install a heating system;to install software on a computer.
to establish in an office, position, or place: to install oneself in new quarters.
to induct into an office or the like with ceremonies or formalities.
- in·stall·er, noun
- pre·in·stall, verb (used with object)
- re·in·stall, verb (used with object)
- install , instill
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How to use install in a sentence
The App Store is the only way to install software applications on iPhones.Apple cuts some App Store fees, but critics call it a ploy to avoid regulation | Reed Albergotti | November 18, 2020 | Washington Post
The scheme also involved pornographic magazines with the husband’s name on them sent to their neighbor’s house and plans to break into the couple’s garage to install a GPS device on their car, prosecutors say.2 more ex-eBay employees admit to roles in harassment scheme | Verne Kopytoff | October 30, 2020 | Fortune
Besides, there’d be additional security to pay and a riot plan to install.Football is back in Happy Valley. The coronavirus never left. | Kent Babb | October 30, 2020 | Washington Post
As part of the Shopify partnership, Shopify merchants will be able to install the TikTok tracking pixel with one click, whereas before they may have had to use a developer to install it.With a new Shopify partnership, DTC brands are bullish on TikTok once again | Anna Hensel | October 29, 2020 | Digiday
Mobile gaming studio Ilyon also saw 150 percent more installs and a 29 percent higher return on ad spend for the game Cube Rush Adventure.Machine learning is unlocking performance at scale for app marketers | Facebook Gaming | October 28, 2020 | Digiday
I was a glass installer, I believe that is what you would call it.Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15) | The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
The manufacturer or installer usually is able to suggest proper adjustments.Farmers' Bulletin 1889 - Fireplaces and Chimneys | Arthur H. Senner
British Dictionary definitions for install
to place (machinery, equipment, etc) in position and connect and adjust for use
to transfer (computer software) from a distribution file to a permanent location on disk, and prepare it for its particular environment and application
to put in a position, rank, etc
to settle (a person, esp oneself) in a position or state: she installed herself in an armchair
- installer, noun
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