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One entry found for establish.
Entry Word: establish
Function: verb
Text: 1 to gain full recognition or acceptance of <the teenagers accused of shoplifting were able to establish their innocence>
Synonyms demonstrate, prove, show, substantiate
Related Words attest, authenticate, bear out, document, evidence, support, sustain, uphold; confirm, corroborate, justify, validate, verify
Phrases prove beyond a reasonable doubt
Near Antonyms confute, discredit, invalidate, rebut, refute
Antonyms disprove
2 to show the existence or truth of by evidence <the developers haven't established that there's a need for another shopping center in town> -- see PROVE 1
3 to be responsible for the creation and early operation or use of <established the first school for the education of Native Americans> -- see FOUND