Adjective "established" definition and examples

(Established may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ɪˈstablɪʃt/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Having existed or done something for a long time and therefore recognized and generally accepted.
  1. 'an established artist'
  2. 'Other, more established artists who get marginalized at larger conventions got the star attention they deserve.'
  3. 'It includes work from emerging and more established artists from across Europe.'
  4. 'Free trade, like free love, poses a threat to the established order.'
  5. 'thick, established plants can be pruned by cutting out about one third of all stems'
  6. 'Protect blossom on established trees from frost at night with sheets of polythene, netting, or even newspaper.'
(of a Church or religion) recognized by the state as the national Church or religion.
  1. 'So even setting aside the religious or constitutional objections to an established church and a national religion of any kind, the case for disestablishment on this premise alone is as valid as it was a century ago.'
  2. 'The disestablishment of the Church is not a radical proposal; an established Church is an anachronism.'

More definitions

1. to found, institute, build, or bring into being on a firm or stable basis: to establish a university; to establish a medical practice.

2. to install or settle in a position, place, business, etc.: to establish one's child in business.

3. to show to be valid or true; prove: to establish the facts of the matter.

4. to cause to be accepted or recognized: to establish a custom; She established herself as a leading surgeon.

5. to bring about permanently: to

More examples(as adjective)

"works can be established as parts."

"works can be established as cornerstones."

"triticales can be established as crops."

"technologies can be established in ranges."

"standards can be established in/at/on minima."

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Origin

(establish)

Phrase

the Established Church