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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Install  \In*stall"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Installed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Installing}.]  [F.  installer,  LL  installare  fr 
  pref.  in-  in  +  OHG.  stal  a  place  stall,  G.  stall,  akin  to  E. 
  stall:  cf  It  installare  See  {Stall}.]  [Written  also 
  {instal}.] 
  1.  To  set  in  a  seat;  to  give  a  place  to  establish  one  in  a 
  place 
 
  She  installed  her  guest  hospitably  by  the  fireside. 
  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  2.  To  place  in  an  office,  rank,  or  order  to  invest  with  any 
  charge  by  the  usual  ceremonies;  to  instate;  to  induct;  as 
  to  install  an  ordained  minister  as  pastor  of  a  church;  to 
  install  a  college  president. 
 
  Unworthily  Thou  wast  installed  in  that  high  degree. 
  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  instal 
  v  1:  set  up  for  use  "install  the  washer  and  dryer";  "We  put  in  a 
  new  sink"  [syn:  {install},  {put  in},  {set  up}] 
  2:  place  "Her  manager  had  set  her  up  at  the  Ritz"  [syn:  {install}, 
  {set  up},  {establish}] 




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