Establish etymology


English word establish comes from Latin stare, Latin -abilis (-able; able or worthy to be.), Latin sto, French stabiliser, Italian stabilimento (Establishment, institution. Factory, plant, works.)

Etymology of establish

Detailed word origin of establish

Dictionary entry Language Definition
stare Latin (lat)
-abilis Latin (lat) -able; able or worthy to be.
sto Latin (lat) (Medieval Latin) I [currently] am (feel). (Medieval Latin) I am [located at]. I stand. I stay, remain.
stabiliser French (fr) (reflexive, se stabiliser) to stabilise. (transitive) to stabilise.
stabilimento Italian (it) Establishment, institution. Factory, plant, works.
stabilis Latin (lat) Enduring, durable, unwavering, lasting, established, stable.. That stands firm; firm, steadfast, steady, sure, stable, stationary.
stabilio Latin (lat) (by extension) I establish, fix, make secure, confirm.. I make firm, confirm, stay, support, hold still, stabilize.
establir Old French (fro) To establish.
establissen Middle English (enm)
establish English (en) (transitive) To appoint or adopt, as officers, laws, regulations, guidelines, etc.; to enact; to ordain.. (transitive) To form; to found; to institute; to set up in business.. (transitive) To make stable or firm; to confirm.. (transitive) To prove and cause to be accepted as true; to establish a fact; to demonstrate.

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