Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To establish in office; install.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From in- +‎ state.

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