What does establishment mean?

Definitions for establishment
ɪˈstæb lɪʃ məntes·tab·lish·ment

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word establishment.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. constitution, establishment, formation, organization, organisationnoun

    the act of forming or establishing something

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

  2. institution, establishmentnoun

    an organization founded and united for a specific purpose

  3. administration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisationnoun

    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"

  4. establishmentnoun

    a public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence

  5. establishmentnoun

    any large organization

  6. establishment, ecesisnoun

    (ecology) the process by which a plant or animal becomes established in a new habitat

  7. establishment, validationnoun

    the cognitive process of establishing a valid proof

Wiktionary

  1. establishmentnoun

    The act of establishing; a ratifying or ordaining; settlement; confirmation.

    Since their establishment of the company in 1984, they have grown into a global business.

  2. establishmentnoun

    The state of being established, founded, etc.; fixed state.

    The firm celebrated twenty years since their establishment by updating their look.

  3. establishmentnoun

    That which is established; as a form of government, a permanent organization, business or force, or the place where one is permanently fixed for residence.

  4. establishmentnoun

    The establishment: the ruling class or authority group in a society; especially, an entrenched authority dedicated to preserving the status quo. Sometimes capitalized: the Establishment.

    It's often necessary to question the establishment to get things done.

  5. Etymology: establissement, (Modern French établissement) from the verb establir.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Establishmentnoun

    Etymology: from establish; etablissement, French.

    All happy peace, and goodly government,
    Is settled there in sure establishment. Fairy Queen, b. ii. c. 11.

    He had not the act penned by way of recognition of right; as, on the other side, he avoided to have it by new law; but chose rather a kind of middle way, by way of establishment. Francis Bacon, Henry VII.

    Now come unto that general reformation, and bring in that establishment by which all men should be contained in duty. Edmund Spenser, State of Ireland.

    The sacred order to which you belong, and even the establishment on which it subsists, have often been struck at; but in vain. Francis Atterbury, Sermons.

    His excellency, who had the sole disposal of the emperor’s revenue, might easily provide against that evil, by gradually lessening your establishment. Gulliver’s Travels.

ChatGPT

  1. establishment

    Establishment generally refers to an organization, business or institution, or the creation or founding of such entities. It can also refer to any place where business or specific activities are carried out such as a shop, restaurant, hotel or church. Another interpretation can relate to the act of implementing or setting something in place, such as a law, rule, or system. Additionally, it can refer to a group in society, such as the political, social, or economic elite, who hold power and have a significant influence on policy-making decisions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Establishmentnoun

    the act of establishing; a ratifying or ordaining; settlement; confirmation

  2. Establishmentnoun

    the state of being established, founded, and the like; fixed state

  3. Establishmentnoun

    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

  4. Etymology: [Cf. OF. establissement, F. tablissement.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. establishment

    An installation, together with its personnel and equipment, organized as an operating entity. See also activity; base; equipment.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. establishment

    The regulated complement or quota of officers and men to a ship, either in time of war or peace. The equipment. The regulated dimensions of spars, cabin, rigging, &c.--Establishment of a port. An awkward phrase lately lugged in to denote the tide-hour of a port.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. establishment

    The quota of officers and men in an army, regiment, troop, or company.

Editors Contribution

  1. establishmentnoun

    Estimated standard time system for self-improvement aimed at developing a person's potential through intensive group awareness and training sessions away from the antibody number of connected sins written in the mind of human beings excitement.

    The Most High created his establishment before the creation of the sins of man and beast.

    Etymology: Pattern copyright


    Submitted by Tony_Elyon on February 26, 2024  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'establishment' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2520

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'establishment' in Nouns Frequency: #947

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of establishment in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of establishment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of establishment in a Sentence

  1. Bernie Sanders:

    The message is resonating, not just in Wisconsin, but all over America, the people are sick and tired of establishment politics, establishment economics. They want real change.

  2. Huayi Brothers:

    The establishment of an animation company signifies that the company will enter the animated movie industry with world class production skills.

  3. Ken Paxton:

    I guess what I'd say is, clearly, to the establishment : They got what they wanted, they got me in a runoff.

  4. Hakeem Jeffries:

    The extreme left is obsessed with talking trash about mainstream Democrats on Twitter, when the majority of the electorate constitute mainstream Democrats at the polls, in the post-Trump era, the anti-establishment line of attack is lame — when President Biden and Democratic legislators are delivering millions of good-paying jobs, the fastest-growing economy in 40 years and a massive child tax cut.

  5. Donald Trump:

    The Republican establishment, or whatever you want to call The Republican establishment, should embrace what’s happening, we are going to beat the Democrats.

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Translations for establishment

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  • مؤسسةArabic
  • основаване, учреждениеBulgarian
  • establimentCatalan, Valencian
  • etablissementCzech
  • etablering, oprettelseDanish
  • ίδρυση, καθεστώς, κατεστημένο, ίδρυμαGreek
  • estiĝo, establiĝo, establadoEsperanto
  • establecimientoSpanish
  • establishment, yritys, perustaminenFinnish
  • établissement, establishmentFrench
  • bunaíochtIrish
  • stèidheachadhScottish Gaelic
  • establecementoGalician
  • מוסד, ייסוד, ממסד, היווסדHebrew
  • स्थापनाHindi
  • istituzioneItalian
  • מפעלHebrew
  • 支配階級, 設立, 設置, 制度, 施設Japanese
  • پێکهێنانKurdish
  • vestiging, bestelDutch
  • etableringNorwegian
  • sistema, estabelecimento, situação, fundaçãoPortuguese
  • stabiliment, așezământ, întreprindere, instalare, instituire, așezare, stabilire, instituție, colonieRomanian
  • истэблишмент, установление, истеблишмент, заведение, учреждение, основаниеRussian
  • vladajuća garnitura (f), establišmentSerbo-Croatian
  • etablerande, etablering, etablissemangSwedish
  • kuruluşTurkish
  • істеблішментUkrainian

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