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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·stall v. t. [imp. & p. p. Installed p. pr. & vb. n. Installing.]  [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.
 Thou wast installed in that high degree.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See instal

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]
      [also: installing, installed]