install

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA (key): /ɪnˈstɔːl/
  • Hyphenation: in‧stall

Verb[change]

Plain form
install

Third-person singular
installs

Past tense
installed

Past participle
installed

Present participle
installing

  1. (transitive) If you install a piece of hardward or software, you connect, set up or prepare it to be used.
    I haven't installed the new operating system yet because of all the bugs.
  2. (transitive) If you install someone in an office, rank or position, you officially place them there.
    He was installed as Chancellor of the University.
  3. (transitive) If you install yourself somewhere, you establish yourself there or settle in.
    I installed myself in my usual chair by the fire.

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