Definitions of establishment

  1. the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something; "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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. (ecology) the process by which a plant or animal becomes established in a new habitat Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the cognitive process of establishing a valid proof Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. an organization founded and united for a specific purpose Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. any large organization Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. the act of forming something; "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. The act of establishing; a ratifying or ordaining; settlement; confirmation. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. The state of being established, founded, and the like; fixed state. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. That which is established; as: (a) A form of government, civil or ecclesiastical; especially, a system of religion maintained by the civil power; as, the Episcopal establishment of England. (b) A permanent civil, military, or commercial, force or organization. (c) The place in which one is permanently fixed for residence or business; residence, including grounds, furniture, equipage, etc.; with which one is fitted out; also, any office or place of business, with its fixtures; that which serves for the carrying on of a business; as, to keep up a large establishment; a manufacturing establishment. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. The act of placing on a sure basis; settlement; a place of residence or business; a business or household. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. Act of establishing: fixed state: that which is established: a permanent civil or military force: one's residence and style of living: a church established by law. The establishment of any religion in the U.S. is forbidden by the Federal Constitution. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. Act of establishing; that which is established; place of residence or business. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. The act of establishing; that which is established; a residence or place of business; an organization. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. The act of establishing; settlement; confirmation; settled regulation, system, or constitution; fixed or stated allowance; that which is established; permanent civil or military force; a place of residence or of business; household equipment; an institution; the Church established and supported by the State. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. A household; a place of trade; that which is fixed or set up permanently; a form of religion supported by, and in connection with, the State; establishment of the port, a term employed to denote the interval between the time of high water at any given port, and the time of the moon's transit immediately preceding the time of high water, when the moon is at the new or full moon. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. Establishing; Church E., the E., church system established by law; organized body of men maintained for a purpose, as army, navy, civil service; peace, war, e., reduced, increased, army in time of peace, war; staff of servants &c.; public institution, house of business; household, as separate e. (of man maintaining paramour). Concise Oxford Dictionary
  18. n. Act of establishing;—state of being established; — settlement; fixed; state;—confirmation; ratification;— form of government; ordinance; regulation;— military force or garrison;— commercial agency; place of business; depot; —stated income ; fixed allowance; style of living;—in England, the Episcopalian form of religion;—in Scotland, the Presbyterian church sanctioned by the state. Cabinet Dictionary
  19. Settlement, fixed state; settled regulation, form, model; allowance, income, salary. Complete Dictionary