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Definition 1: the act of forming or establishing something - [noun denoting act]

Samples where establishment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the constitution of a PTA group last year
  • it was the establishment of his reputation
  • he still remembers the organization of the club

Synonyms for establishment in the sense of this definition

(establishment is a kind of ...) the act of starting something

"he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"

(... is a kind of establishment ) act of forming labor unions

"the issue underlying the strike was unionization"

(... is a kind of establishment ) the organization of a nation or economy on the basis of collectivism

(... is a kind of establishment ) the organization of a nation of the basis of communism

(... is a kind of establishment ) the act of constituting a political unity out of a number of separate states or colonies or provinces so that each member retains the management of its internal affairs

(... is a kind of establishment ) the act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies

"the British colonization of America"

Definition 2: a public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence - [noun denoting artifact]

(establishment is a kind of ...) a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

"the structure consisted of a series of arches" "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"

(... is a kind of establishment ) an establishment where wine is made

(... is a kind of establishment ) establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching

(... is a kind of establishment ) establishment including the plant and equipment for providing education from kindergarten through high school

(... is a kind of establishment ) an establishment maintained at public expense in order to provide housing for the poor and homeless

(... is a kind of establishment ) an establishment (a factory or an assembly plant or retail store or warehouse etc.) where business is conducted, goods are made or stored or processed or where services are rendered

(... is a kind of establishment ) an establishment for study and learning (sometimes including modern universities)

(... is a kind of establishment ) an establishment where perfumes are made

(... is a kind of establishment ) an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated

(... is a kind of establishment ) a learned establishment for the advancement of knowledge

(establishment belongs to category ...) the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects

"computers are now widely used in business"

Definition 3: the cognitive process of establishing a valid proof - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for establishment in the sense of this definition

(establishment is a kind of ...) any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something

"if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it"

Definition 4: an organization founded and united for a specific purpose - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for establishment in the sense of this definition

(establishment is a kind of ...) a group of people who work together

(... is a kind of establishment ) an institution dedicated to education

(... is a kind of establishment ) the religious institution under the authority of a vicar

(... is a kind of establishment ) an institution to express belief in a divine power

"he was raised in the Baptist religion" "a member of his own faith contradicted him"

(... is a kind of establishment ) an institution created to conduct business

"he only invests in large well-established companies" "he started the company in his garage"

(... is a kind of establishment ) an institution set up to provide help to the needy

(... is a kind of establishment ) an institution that issues something (securities or publications or currency etc.)

(... is a kind of establishment ) an institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets

(... is a kind of establishment ) an institution created for the practice of medicine

(... is a kind of establishment ) an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature

Definition 5: any large organization - [noun denoting group]

(establishment is a kind of ...) a group of people who work together

Definition 6: the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something - [noun denoting group]

Samples where establishment or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he claims that the present administration is corrupt
  • the governance of an association is responsible to its members
  • he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment

Synonyms for establishment in the sense of this definition

(establishment is a kind of ...) a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity

"the whole body filed out of the auditorium" "the student body" "administrative body"

(... is a kind of establishment ) those in charge of running a business

(... is a kind of establishment ) people elected or appointed to administer a government

(... is a kind of establishment ) the elected governing body of a county

(... is a kind of establishment ) persons who administer justice

(... is a kind of establishment ) persons who administer the law

(... is a kind of establishment ) the most important persons in a governing body

(... is a kind of establishment ) (Roman Catholic Church) the central administration governing the Roman Catholic Church

(establishment is a part of ...) the organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body

(... is part of establishment) the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit

"the government reduced taxes" "the matter was referred to higher authorities"

(establishment is a member of ...) a board appointed to advise the chief administrator

Definition 7: (ecology) the process by which a plant or animal becomes established in a new habitat - [noun denoting process]

Synonyms for establishment in the sense of this definition

(establishment is a kind of ...) a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)

"the action of natural forces" "volcanic activity"

(establishment belongs to category ...) the branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment

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