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, conventional, corroborated, current, customary, decided, deep-dyed, deep-engraven, deep-fixed, deep-grounded, deep-laid, deep-rooted, deep-seated, deep-set, deep-settled, demonstrated, deployed, determinate, determined, documentary, dyed-in-the-wool, effectual, embedded, embosomed, embossed, emplaced, engrafted, engraved, ensconced, entrenched, etched, everyday, factual, familiar, fast, firmly established, fixed, folk, generally accepted, graven, guaranteed, hallowed, handed down, heroic, historical, hoary, immemorial, implanted, impressed, imprinted, in the bag, incorrigible, inculcated, indelibly impressed, infixed, ingrained, ingrown, installed, instilled, inveterate, inwrought, irreversible, legendary, located, long-established, long-standing, made sure, mythological, nailed down, normal, not in error, objectively true, obtaining, of long standing, of the folk, old-line, on a rock, on bedrock, on ice, open-and-shut, oral, ordinary, placed, planted, popular, positioned, posted, prescribed, prescriptive, prevalent, proved, proven, real, received, recognized, regular, regulation, rooted, seated, secure, set, settled, settled in habit, shown, situate, situated, spotted, stabilized, standard, stated, stationed, stock, substantiated, sure-enough, tested, thorough, time-honored, traditional, tried, tried and true, TRUE, true as gospel, true-blue, truthful, unconfuted, undenied, understood, undoubted, unerroneous, unfallacious, unfalse, unmistaken, unquestionable, unrefuted, unwritten, usual, validated, venerable, veracious, verified, veritable, vested, warranted, well-established, well-founded, well-grounded, well-set, well-settled, widespread, wonted, worshipful

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • 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

  • established — established; un·established; …   English syllables

  • established — index accustomed (customary), certain (positive), chronic, common (customary), conventional …   Law dictionary

  • 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

  • established */*/ — UK [ɪˈstæblɪʃt] / US adjective 1) a) 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… …   English dictionary

  • 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

  • established — adjective 1. brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established (Freq. 7) the established social order distrust the constituted authority a team established as a member of a major league enjoyed his prestige as an established writer …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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