from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To establish in office; install.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To install (someone) in office; to establish.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To set, place, or establish, as in a rank, office, or condition; to install; to invest.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To set or place; establish, as in a rank or condition.
  • To invest.


From in- +‎ state. (Wiktionary)


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