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Meaning of INSTALL

Pronunciation:  in'stol

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  set up for use; "install the washer and dryer"; "We put in a new sink"
  2. [v]  place; "Her manager had set her up at the Ritz"
  3. [v]  put into an office or a position; "the new president was installed immediately after the election"

INSTALL is a 7 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: establish, instal, put in, set up
 See Also: enthrone, induct, invest, lay, place, pose, position, post, put, put up, reinstall, retrofit, seat, set, vest



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*stall"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Installed}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Installing}.] [F. installer, LL. installare, fr.
pref. in- in + OHG. stal a place, stall, G. stall, akin to E.
stall: cf. It. installare. See {Stall}.] [Written also
1. To set in a seat; to give a place to; establish (one) in a

         She installed her guest hospitably by the fireside.
                                               --Sir W.

2. To place in an office, rank, or order; to invest with any
   charge by the usual ceremonies; to instate; to induct; as,
   to install an ordained minister as pastor of a church; to
   install a college president.

         Unworthily Thou wast installed in that high degree.

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