v. 创建; 建立（尤指正式关系）; 证实; 使被接受
If someone establishes something such as an organization, a type of activity, or a set of rules, they create it or introduce it in such a way that it is likely to last for a long time.
The UN has established detailed criteria for who should be allowed to vote...
The School was established in 1989 by an Italian professor.
If you establish contact with someone, you start to have contact with them. You can also say that two people, groups, or countries establish contact.
We had already established contact with the museum...
Singapore and South Africa have established diplomatic relations.
If you establish that something is true, you discover facts that show that it is definitely true.
Medical tests established that she was not their own child...
It will be essential to establish how the money is being spent...
If you establish yourself, your reputation, or a good quality that you have, you succeed in doing something, and achieve respect or a secure position as a result of this.
This is going to be the show where up-and-coming comedians will establish themselves...
He has established himself as a pivotal figure in US politics...
1. set up or found;
2. set up or lay the groundwork for;
3. establish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment;
4. institute, enact, or establish;
5. bring about;
7. use as a basis for; found on;
8. build or establish something abstract;
build, construct, found, erect, establish, set up
prove, certify, demonstrate, establish, testify
It can take as long as eight days to rig up rope ladders and to establish supply bases before a descent can be made into a very deep cave.
The United Nations is endeavouring to establish peace.
Universities and colleges should establish close contact with institutes of scientific research.
She has donated money to establish a pharmaceutical laboratory.
First, he had to establish his credentials as a researcher.