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English verb: install

1. install (contact) set up for use


SamplesInstall the washer and dryer.
We put in a new sink.


ExamplesThey want to install the doors


Synonymsinstal, put in, set up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set


Narrower (hyponym)post, put up, reinstall, retrofit

2. install (social) put into an office or a position


SamplesThe new president was installed immediately after the election.


Synonymsinstal


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Narrower (hyponym)enthrone, induct, invest, invest, seat, vest

3. install (contact) place


SamplesHer manager had set her up at the Ritz.


Synonymsestablish, instal, set up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody









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