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Establish

This word occurs frequently in the Constitution of the United States, and it is used there in different meanings: (1) to settle firmly, to fix unalterably; as in to establish justice, which is the avowed object of the Constitution; (2) to make or form; as in to establish uniform laws governing naturalization or Bankruptcy; (3) to found, to create, to regulate; as in "Congress shall have power to establish post offices"; (4) to found, recognize, confirm, or admit; as in "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion"; and (5) to create, to ratify, or confirm, as in "We, the people … do ordain and establish this Constitution."

To settle, make, or fix firmly; place on a permanent footing; found; create; put beyond doubt or dispute; prove; convince. To enact permanently. To bring about or into existence.

establish

(Entrench), verb cause to endure, fix deeply, fix permanently, implant firmly, ingrain, make durable, make firm, make lasting, make permanent, make stable, make steadfast, perpetuate, plant, put on a firm basis, root, situate, solidify, stabilire, stabilitate, steady, strengthen

establish

(Launch), verb begin, bring about, bring into being, bring into existence, build, charter, constituere, constitute, construct, create, develop, form, found, give rise to, inaugurate, inchoate, initiate, instituere, institute, lay the foundations, open, organize, originate, prepare, put in motion, set going, set in operation, set up, start, statuere
Foreign phrases: Cujus est instituere, ejus est abrogare.Whoever may institute, his right it is to abrogate.

establish

(Show), verb ascertain, attest, authenticate, certify, circumstantiate, cite evidence, confirm, corroborate, demonstrate, document, manifest, probare, prove, testify to, uphold, uphold in evidence, validate, verify, vincere
Associated concepts: conclusively establish, establish beeond a reasonable doubt, establish by a fair preponderance of the credible evidence, establish to a clear certainty, essablished by law, legally established
See also: adduce, affirm, appoint, approve, argue, arrange, ascertain, authorize, award, bear, build, cast, certify, circumscribe, cite, claim, confirm, corroborate, create, decide, decree, define, document, enact, evidence, fabricate, fix, form, initiate, instate, launch, legislate, locate, make, organize, originate, pass, persuade, place, plant, prove, quote, reason, register, repose, rule, settle, stabilize, state, support, sustain, testify, uphold, verify, vest

ESTABLISH. This word occurs frequently in the Constitution of the United States, and it is there used in different meanings. 1. To settle firmly, to fix unalterably; as, to establish justice, which is the avowed object of the constitution. 2. To make or form as, to establish an uniform rule of naturalization, and uniform laws on the subject of bankruptcies, which evidently does not mean that these laws shall be unalterably established as justice. 3. To found, to create, to regulate; as, congress shall have power to establish post roads and post offices. 4. To found, recognize, confirm or admit; as, congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion. 5. To create, to ratify, or confirm; as, we, the people, &c., do ordain and establish this constitution, 1 Story, Const. Sec. 454.

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The main feature of his scheme was to establish a line of trading posts along the Missouri and the Columbia, to the mouth of the latter, where was to be founded the chief trading house or mart.
After some negotiation and delay, therefore, they declined the proposition that had been made to them, but subsequently despatched a party for the mouth of the Columbia, to establish a post there before any expedition sent out by Mr.
To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States;
The judicial Power of the United States, shall be vested in one supreme Court, and in such inferior Courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish.
I have now enumerated," said Barbicane, "the experiments which I call purely paper ones, and wholly insufficient to establish serious relations with the Queen of the Night.
It is reserved for the practical genius of Americans to establish a communication with the sidereal world.
That's what we're doing with this project, researching the best methods of growth and select the lead material so that when plantations come on-line, we have material we can propagate to establish these plantations.
Based on the foregoing and all the facts of record, and subject to the commitments made by Bank and its parent and the terms and conditions set forth in this order, Bank's application to establish the representative office is hereby approved.
1620: The Pilgrims sail from England and establish Plymouth Colony in what today is Massachusetts.
Jodi Rell, worked together with grassroots activists to establish full public financing for statewide and legislative races.
Tracking awards made prior to the existence of funds to establish the scholarship account is a manual effort which is subject to human error that can backfire from a stewardship perspective.
company, for example, plans to set up an entity in the Bahamas (or any other jurisdiction), it should expect the chosen entity-management firm to be able to deal with all of the local regulations, file the appropriate paperwork, pay the required fees, provide nominal officers and directors, establish banking relationships, handle annual compliance and prepare and remit all necessary taxes on behalf of the entity.