established

  • 1 established — adj. 1. brought about or set up or accepted; especially long and widely accepted; as, distrust of established authority; a team established as a member of a major league; enjoyed his prestige as an established writer; an established precedent;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 established — established; un·established; …

    English syllables

  • 3 established — index accustomed (customary), certain (positive), chronic, common (customary), conventional …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 established — es|tab|lished [ ı stæblıʃt ] adjective ** 1. ) having existed for a long time, and therefore recognized as good or successful: an old established family firm They have well established connections with the Japanese company. established… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 5 established */*/ — UK [ɪˈstæblɪʃt] / US adjective 1) a) having existed for a long time, and therefore recognized as good or successful an old established family firm They have well established connections with the Japanese company. established… …

    English dictionary

  • 6 Established — Establish Es*tab lish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Established}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Establishing}.] [OE. establissen, OF. establir, F. [ e]tablir, fr. L. stabilire, fr. stabilis firm, steady, stable. See {Stable}, a., { ish}, and cf. {Stablish}.] 1. To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 established — adjective 1. brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established (Freq. 7) the established social order distrust the constituted authority a team established as a member of a major league enjoyed his prestige as an established writer …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 8 established — es|tab|lished W3 [ıˈstæblıʃt] adj [only before noun] 1.) already in use or existing for a long period of time ▪ Competition from established businesses can be formidable. ▪ well established teaching methods ▪ By 1969 the civil rights movement was …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 established — [[t]ɪstæ̱blɪʃt[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If you use established to describe something such as an organization, you mean that it is officially recognized or generally approved of because it has existed for a long time. Their religious adherence… …

    English dictionary

  • 10 established — adjective (only before noun) 1 already in use or existing for a long period of time: established anti cancer drugs | well established: well established teaching methods 2 known to do a particular job well, because you have done it for a long time …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 established — Synonyms and related words: accepted, acknowledged, actual, admitted, ascertained, assigned, assured, attested, authenticated, borne out, categorically true, certain, certified, chronic, circumstantiated, confirmed, conformable, consuetudinary,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 established — adjective 1) established practice Syn: accepted, traditional, orthodox, habitual, set, fixed, official; usual, customary, common, normal, general, prevailing, accustomed, familiar, expected, routine …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 13 established — adj. Established is used with these nouns: ↑artist, ↑church, ↑client, ↑composer, ↑convention, ↑custom, ↑discipline, ↑doctrine, ↑favourite, ↑firm, ↑institution, ↑ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 established — (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [In a firm position] Syn. secure, fixed, stable, set, entrenched, settled, well established, rooted, vested, officially recognized, old line, deep rooted, ingrained, unshakable; see also permanent 2 , traditional 2 . 2.… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 established — [ɪˈstæblɪʃt] adj having existed or done something for a long time, and therefore recognized as good or successful an old established family firm[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 16 established — successful growth and reproduction in a given area, usually in terms of an introduced population …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 17 established — es·tab·lished || ɪ stæblɪʃt adj. based, founded, firmly settled; recognized, accepted es·tab·lish || ɪ stæblɪʃ v. set up, found; base …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 established — To be stable or fixed on a route, route segment, altitude, heading, etc …

    Aviation dictionary

  • 19 established — adjective recognized by the state as the national Church or religion. → establish …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 established —   Noho pa a, onipa a, kumupa a (firmly); ho omakua; mauliauhonua (rare) …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary