New locks were installed on all the doors.
We thought about installing a new phone system.
The computer comes with the software already installed.
The software installs easily on your hard drive.
The college recently installed its first woman president.
They were temporarily installed in the guest bedroom. See More
Recent Examples on the WebStaff Training Social engineering is often used to install ransomware in a network.—Chris Novak, Forbes, 28 Nov. 2023 Advocates for people with disabilities want airlines to install wheelchair-friendly seats in planes to ease some of the frustrations of travel.—Megan Cerullo, CBS News, 24 Nov. 2023 Types There are several types of bidets, ranging from standalone fixtures that install next to your toilet to handheld attachments.—Maggie O'Neill, Health, 21 Nov. 2023 In September, Napa Bowl paid nearly $1 million to install strings.—David Wharton, Los Angeles Times, 21 Nov. 2023 Compared with nuclear power, solar is much cheaper and easier to install.—Pieter Cleppe, National Review, 21 Nov. 2023 Bloomberg reported that Murati, the interim CEO, was trying to bring Altman and Brockman back to the company, at the same time other members of the OpenAI board were working to install a new CEO.—Jon Blistein, Rolling Stone, 20 Nov. 2023 Montana will have to get more contractors trained to install heat pumps, especially in more rural areas.—Madeleine Ngo, New York Times, 9 Nov. 2023 Under draft rules reviewed by The Wall Street Journal, New York will require general hospitals to develop and test incident response plans, assess their cybersecurity risks and install security technologies such as multifactor authentication.—James Rundle, WSJ, 13 Nov. 2023 See More
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Middle English, from Anglo-French enstaller, installer, from Medieval Latin installare, from Latin in- + Medieval Latin stallum stall, from Old High German stal