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

    Law dictionary

  • 3 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

  • 4 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

  • 5 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

  • 6 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

  • 7 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

  • 8 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

  • 9 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

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

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  • 11 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

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

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 13 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

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

    Aviation dictionary

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

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  • 16 Established Church of Scotland —     Established Church of Scotland     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Established Church of Scotland     The religious organization which has for three centuries and a half claimed the adherence of the majority of the inhabitants of Scotland, may be… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 17 established use certificate — A certificate issued by the local planning authority confirming that the use of premises is an established use and therefore not open to challenge. Established use certificates are no longer granted. Since 27 July 1992, the equivalent is a… …

    Law dictionary

  • 18 Established suit — Es*tab lished suit (Contract bridge, Whist) A plain suit in which a player (or side) could, except for trumping, take tricks with all his remaining cards. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 established by custom — index customary Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 20 established by general consent — index conventional Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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