Install In*stall", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Installed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Installing}.] [F. installer, LL. installare, fr. pref. in- in + OHG. stal a place, stall, G. stall, akin to E. stall: cf. It. installare. See {Stall}.] [Written also {instal}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To set in a seat; to give a place to; establish (one) in a place. [1913 Webster]

She installed her guest hospitably by the fireside. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

Unworthily Thou wast installed in that high degree. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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