Synonyms for established


1. establish, set up, found, launch, open, open up
usage: set up or found; "She set up a literacy program"
2. establish, found, plant, constitute, institute, initiate, pioneer
usage: set up or lay the groundwork for; "establish a new department"
3. prove, demonstrate, establish, show, shew, confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm
usage: establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment; "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"
4. lay down, establish, make, make, create
usage: institute, enact, or establish; "make laws"
5. establish, give, make, create
usage: bring about; "The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth"
6. install, instal, set up, establish
usage: place; "Her manager had set her up at the Ritz"
7. build, establish, make, create
usage: build or establish something abstract; "build a reputation"
8. establish, base, ground, found
usage: use as a basis for; found on; "base a claim on some observation"


1. established (vs. unestablished), constituted, deep-rooted, deep-seated, implanted, ingrained, planted, entrenched, grooved, well-grooved, legitimate, official, recognized, recognised, self-constituted, self-established
usage: brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established; "the established social order"; "distrust the constituted authority"; "a team established as a member of a major league"; "enjoyed his prestige as an established writer"; "an established precedent"; "the established Church"
2. accomplished, effected, established, settled (vs. unsettled)
usage: settled securely and unconditionally; "that smoking causes health problems is an accomplished fact"
3. conventional, established, orthodox (vs. unorthodox)
usage: conforming with accepted standards; "a conventional view of the world"
4. established, proved (vs. unproved), proven
usage: shown to be valid beyond a reasonable doubt; "the established facts in the case"
5. established, naturalized, foreign (vs. native), strange
usage: introduced from another region and persisting without cultivation
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