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establish

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1 to gain full recognition or acceptance of
  • a first novel that established him as one of the most promising writers of his generation

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2 to show the existence or truth of by evidence
  • the developers haven't established that there's a need for another shopping center in town

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3 to be responsible for the creation and early operation or use of
  • established the first school for the education of Native Americans

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The first known use of establish was in the 14th century

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“Establish.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/establish. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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