English to Binisaya - Cebuano Dictionary and Thesaurus.

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Word - rootword - affixes
katukoran - tukod - d>r~ka-~-an~
ka.tu.ku.ran. - 4 syllables

d>r = tukor
ka- = katukor
-an = katukoran
katukoran

katukoran [ka.tu.kú.ran.] : construction (n.); establishment (n.)
tukod [tú.kud.] : brace (n.); shoring (n.); build (v.); construct (v.); establish (v.)

Derivatives of tukod


Glosses:
construction
n. (act)1. building, constructionthe act of constructing something.; "during the construction we had to take a detour"; "his hobby was the building of boats"
~ creating from raw materialsthe act of creating something that is different from the materials that went into it.
~ crenelation, crenellationthe action of constructing ramparts with gaps for firing guns or arrows.
~ erecting, erectionthe act of building or putting up.
~ house-raisingconstruction by a group of neighbors.
~ assembly, fabricationthe act of constructing something (as a piece of machinery).
~ dry wallingthe activity of building stone walls without mortar.
~ leveling, gradingchanging the ground level to a smooth horizontal or gently sloping surface.
~ road constructionthe construction of roads.
~ ship building, shipbuildingthe construction of ships.
~ rusticationthe construction of masonry or brickwork in a rustic manner.
~ refaceprovide with a new facing.; "The building was refaced with beautiful stones"
~ wattlebuild of or with wattle.
~ frame up, frameconstruct by fitting or uniting parts together.
~ rebuild, reconstructbuild again.; "The house was rebuild after it was hit by a bomb"
~ groinbuild with groins.; "The ceiling was groined"
~ erect, put up, set up, rear, raiseconstruct, build, or erect.; "Raise a barn"
~ preassemble, prefabricateto manufacture sections of (a building), especially in a factory, so that they can be easily transported to and rapidly assembled on a building site of buildings.
n. (communication)2. construction, expression, grammatical constructiona group of words that form a constituent of a sentence and are considered as a single unit.; "I concluded from his awkward constructions that he was a foreigner"
~ adjuncta construction that can be used to extend the meaning of a word or phrase but is not one of the main constituents of a sentence.
~ grammatical constituent, constituent(grammar) a word or phrase or clause forming part of a larger grammatical construction.
~ clause(grammar) an expression including a subject and predicate but not constituting a complete sentence.
~ complementa word or phrase used to complete a grammatical construction.
~ involutiona long and intricate and complicated grammatical construction.
~ phrasean expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence.
~ predicatoran expression that predicates.
n. (cognition)3. construction, mental synthesisthe creation of a construct; the process of combining ideas into a congruous object of thought.
~ cerebration, intellection, mentation, thinking, thought process, thoughtthe process of using your mind to consider something carefully.; "thinking always made him frown"; "she paused for thought"
~ crystallizationa mental synthesis that becomes fixed or concrete by a process resembling crystal formation.
~ gestationthe conception and development of an idea or plan.
n. (artifact)4. construction, structurea thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts.; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
~ artefact, artifacta man-made object taken as a whole.
~ airdock, hangar, repair sheda large structure at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained.
~ altara raised structure on which gifts or sacrifices to a god are made.
~ arcade, colonnadea structure composed of a series of arches supported by columns.
~ arch(architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it.
~ areaa part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function.; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"
~ balconya platform projecting from the wall of a building and surrounded by a balustrade or railing or parapet.
~ balconyan upper floor projecting from the rear over the main floor in an auditorium.
~ basculea structure or device in which one end is counterbalanced by the other (on the principle of the seesaw).
~ boardinga structure of boards.
~ bodythe external structure of a vehicle.; "the body of the car was badly rusted"
~ bridge, spana structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc..
~ building, edificea structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place.; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
~ building complex, complexa whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures.
~ catchmenta structure in which water is collected (especially a natural drainage area).
~ coil, helix, volute, whorl, spirala structure consisting of something wound in a continuous series of loops.; "a coil of rope"
~ colonnadestructure consisting of a row of evenly spaced columns.
~ pillar, columna vertical cylindrical structure standing alone and not supporting anything (such as a monument).
~ quoin, corner(architecture) solid exterior angle of a building; especially one formed by a cornerstone.
~ crossa wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece.
~ deathtrapany structure that is very unsafe; where people are likely to be killed.
~ defensive structure, defence, defensea structure used to defend against attack.; "the artillery battered down the defenses"
~ doora structure where people live or work (usually ordered along a street or road).; "the office next door"; "they live two doors up the street from us"
~ entablature(architecture) the structure consisting of the part of a classical temple above the columns between a capital and the roof.
~ erectiona structure that has been erected.
~ establishmenta public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence.
~ false bottoma horizontal structure that partitions a ship or box (especially one built close to the actual bottom).
~ storey, floor, story, levela structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale.; "what level is the office on?"
~ understructure, base, groundwork, substructure, foundation, fundament, footlowest support of a structure.; "it was built on a base of solid rock"; "he stood at the foot of the tower"
~ fountaina structure from which an artificially produced jet of water arises.
~ guidea structure or marking that serves to direct the motion or positioning of something.
~ card-house, cardcastle, cardhouse, house of cardsan unstable construction with playing cards.; "he built three levels of his cardcastle before it collapsed"
~ housing, living accommodations, lodgingstructures collectively in which people are housed.
~ hullthe frame or body of ship.
~ jungle gyma structure of vertical and horizontal rods where children can climb and play.
~ laminationa layered structure.
~ landing place, landingstructure providing a place where boats can land people or goods.
~ lookout station, observation tower, observatory, lookouta structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings.
~ masonrystructure built of stone or brick by a mason.
~ monument, memoriala structure erected to commemorate persons or events.
~ hill, moundstructure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones.; "they built small mounds to hide behind"
~ impedimenta, obstruction, impediment, obstructer, obstructorany structure that makes progress difficult.
~ partition, dividera vertical structure that divides or separates (as a wall divides one room from another).
~ platestructural member consisting of a horizontal beam that provides bearing and anchorage.
~ weapons platform, platformany military structure or vehicle bearing weapons.
~ porcha structure attached to the exterior of a building often forming a covered entrance.
~ post and lintela structure consisting of vertical beams (posts) supporting a horizontal beam (lintel).
~ prefaba prefabricated structure.
~ projectionany structure that branches out from a central support.
~ public worksstructures (such as highways or schools or bridges or docks) constructed at government expense for public use.
~ sailany structure that resembles a sail.
~ set-back, setoff, offsetstructure where a wall or building narrows abruptly.
~ sheltera structure that provides privacy and protection from danger.
~ shoeboxa structure resembling a shoebox (as a rectangular building or a cramped room or compartment).
~ signboard, signstructure displaying a board on which advertisements can be posted.; "the highway was lined with signboards"
~ sports stadium, stadium, arena, bowla large structure for open-air sports or entertainments.
~ structural membersupport that is a constituent part of any structure or building.
~ superstructurestructure consisting of the part of a ship above the main deck.
~ supporting structurea structure that serves to support something.
~ towera structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building.
~ transeptstructure forming the transverse part of a cruciform church; crosses the nave at right angles.
~ trestleworka supporting structure composed of a system of connected trestles; for a bridge or pier or scaffold e.g..
~ vaulting(architecture) a vaulted structure.; "arches and vaulting"
~ shipway, slipway, waysstructure consisting of a sloping way down to the water from the place where ships are built or repaired.
~ wellheada structure built over a well.
~ wind tunnela structure resembling a tunnel where air is blown at known velocities for testing parts of aircraft.
~ honeycomba structure of small hexagonal cells constructed from beeswax by bees and used to store honey and larvae.
~ equipoise, counterbalance, equilibrium, balanceequality of distribution.
n. (act)5. constructiondrawing a figure satisfying certain conditions as part of solving a problem or proving a theorem.; "the assignment was to make a construction that could be used in proving the Pythagorean theorem"
~ mathematical operation, mathematical process, operation(mathematics) calculation by mathematical methods.; "the problems at the end of the chapter demonstrated the mathematical processes involved in the derivation"; "they were learning the basic operations of arithmetic"
~ quadraturethe construction of a square having the same area as some other figure.
n. (communication)6. construction, twistan interpretation of a text or action.; "they put an unsympathetic construction on his conduct"
~ interpretationan explanation that results from interpreting something.; "the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence"
n. (act)7. building, constructionthe commercial activity involved in repairing old structures or constructing new ones.; "their main business is home construction"; "workers in the building trades"
~ masonrythe craft of a mason.
~ house painting, paintingthe occupation of a house painter.; "house painting was the only craft he knew"
~ plumbery, plumbingthe occupation of a plumber (installing and repairing pipes and fixtures for water or gas or sewage in a building).
~ roofingthe craft of a roofer.
~ sheet-metal workthe craft of doing sheet metal work (as in ventilation systems).
~ shinglingthe laying on of shingles.; "shingling is a craft very different from carpentry"
~ business enterprise, business, commercial enterprisethe activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects.; "computers are now widely used in business"
~ jerry-buildingconstruction of inferior buildings for a quick profit.
establishment
n. (act)1. constitution, establishment, formation, organisation, organizationthe act of forming or establishing something.; "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club"
~ commencement, beginning, startthe act of starting something.; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
~ unionisation, unionizationact of forming labor unions.; "the issue underlying the strike was unionization"
~ collectivisation, collectivizationthe organization of a nation or economy on the basis of collectivism.
~ communisation, communizationthe organization of a nation of the basis of communism.
~ federationthe act of constituting a political unity out of a number of separate states or colonies or provinces so that each member retains the management of its internal affairs.
~ colonisation, colonization, settlementthe act of colonizing; the establishment of colonies.; "the British colonization of America"
n. (group)2. establishment, institutionan organization founded and united for a specific purpose.
~ organization, organisationa group of people who work together.
~ medical institutionan institution created for the practice of medicine.
~ financial institution, financial organisation, financial organizationan institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets.
~ issueran institution that issues something (securities or publications or currency etc.).
~ charityan institution set up to provide help to the needy.
~ companyan institution created to conduct business.; "he only invests in large well-established companies"; "he started the company in his garage"
~ organized religion, religion, faithan institution to express belief in a divine power.; "he was raised in the Baptist religion"; "a member of his own faith contradicted him"
~ vicariate, vicarshipthe religious institution under the authority of a vicar.
~ educational institutionan institution dedicated to education.
~ honorary society, academyan institution for the advancement of art or science or literature.
n. (group)3. administration, brass, establishment, governance, governing body, organisation, organizationthe persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something.; "he claims that the present administration is corrupt"; "the governance of an association is responsible to its members"; "he quickly became recognized as a member of the establishment"
~ bodya group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity.; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body"
~ authorities, government, regimethe organization that is the governing authority of a political unit.; "the government reduced taxes"; "the matter was referred to higher authorities"
~ curia(Roman Catholic Church) the central administration governing the Roman Catholic Church.
~ top brassthe most important persons in a governing body.
~ executivepersons who administer the law.
~ judiciary, benchpersons who administer justice.
~ county councilthe elected governing body of a county.
~ government officials, officialdompeople elected or appointed to administer a government.
~ pecking order, power structure, hierarchythe organization of people at different ranks in an administrative body.
~ managementthose in charge of running a business.
~ advisory board, planning boarda board appointed to advise the chief administrator.
n. (artifact)4. establishmenta public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence.
~ business enterprise, business, commercial enterprisethe activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects.; "computers are now widely used in business"
~ academya learned establishment for the advancement of knowledge.
~ institutionan establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated.
~ perfumeryan establishment where perfumes are made.
~ phrontisteryan establishment for study and learning (sometimes including modern universities).
~ business establishment, place of businessan establishment (a factory or an assembly plant or retail store or warehouse etc.) where business is conducted, goods are made or stored or processed or where services are rendered.
~ poorhousean establishment maintained at public expense in order to provide housing for the poor and homeless.
~ school systemestablishment including the plant and equipment for providing education from kindergarten through high school.
~ structure, constructiona thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts.; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
~ universityestablishment where a seat of higher learning is housed, including administrative and living quarters as well as facilities for research and teaching.
n. (group)5. establishmentany large organization.
~ organization, organisationa group of people who work together.
n. (process)6. ecesis, establishment(ecology) the process by which a plant or animal becomes established in a new habitat.
~ bionomics, environmental science, ecologythe branch of biology concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment.
~ natural action, natural process, action, activitya process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings).; "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
n. (cognition)7. establishment, validationthe cognitive process of establishing a valid proof.
~ cogent evidence, proofany factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something.; "if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it"
shoring
n. (artifact)1. shore, shoringa beam or timber that is propped against a structure to provide support.
~ beamlong thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction.
n. (act)2. propping up, shoring, shoring upthe act of propping up with shores.
~ supporting, supportthe act of bearing the weight of or strengthening.; "he leaned against the wall for support"
build
n. (attribute)1. body-build, build, habitus, physiqueconstitution of the human body.
~ bodily propertyan attribute of the body.
~ lankinessa tall and thin physique.
~ dumpiness, squattinessa short and stout physique.
~ body type, somatotypea category of physique.
n. (body)2. anatomy, bod, build, chassis, figure, flesh, form, frame, human body, material body, physical body, physique, shape, somaalternative names for the body of a human being.; "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
~ individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soula human being.; "there was too much for one person to do"
~ human, human being, homo, manany living or extinct member of the family Hominidae characterized by superior intelligence, articulate speech, and erect carriage.
~ body, organic structure, physical structurethe entire structure of an organism (an animal, plant, or human being).; "he felt as if his whole body were on fire"
~ persona human body (usually including the clothing).; "a weapon was hidden on his person"
~ juvenile bodythe body of a young person.
~ adult bodythe body of an adult human being.
~ male bodythe body of a male human being.
~ female bodythe body of a female human being.
v. (creation)3. build, construct, makemake by combining materials and parts.; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
~ customise, customizemake according to requirements.; "customize a car"
~ revetconstruct a revetment.
~ create, makemake or cause to be or to become.; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
~ dry-wallconstruct with drywall.; "dry-wall the basement of the house"
~ lockbuild locks in order to facilitate the navigation of vessels.
~ wattlebuild of or with wattle.
~ frame up, frameconstruct by fitting or uniting parts together.
~ rebuild, reconstructbuild again.; "The house was rebuild after it was hit by a bomb"
~ groinbuild with groins.; "The ceiling was groined"
~ cantileverconstruct with girders and beams such that only one end is fixed.; "Frank Lloyd Wright liked to cantilever his buildings"
~ erect, put up, set up, rear, raiseconstruct, build, or erect.; "Raise a barn"
~ buildbe engaged in building.; "These architects build in interesting and new styles"
~ corduroybuild (a road) from logs laid side by side.
~ channelise, channelizemake a channel for; provide with a channel.; "channelize the country for better transportation"
v. (change)4. build, build up, progress, work upform or accumulate steadily.; "Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
~ builddevelop and grow.; "Suspense was building right from the beginning of the opera"
~ developgrow, progress, unfold, or evolve through a process of evolution, natural growth, differentiation, or a conducive environment.; "A flower developed on the branch"; "The country developed into a mighty superpower"; "The embryo develops into a fetus"; "This situation has developed over a long time"
~ ramp up, work up, build up, buildbolster or strengthen.; "We worked up courage"; "build up confidence"; "ramp up security in the airports"
v. (creation)5. build, establishbuild or establish something abstract.; "build a reputation"
~ create, makemake or cause to be or to become.; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
v. (change)6. buildimprove the cleansing action of.; "build detergents"
~ chemical science, chemistrythe science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions.
~ ameliorate, improve, meliorate, amend, betterto make better.; "The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"
v. (social)7. buildorder, supervise, or finance the construction of.; "The government is building new schools in this state"
~ oversee, superintend, supervise, managewatch and direct.; "Who is overseeing this project?"
v. (creation)8. buildgive form to, according to a plan.; "build a modern nation"; "build a million-dollar business"
~ developmake something new, such as a product or a mental or artistic creation.; "Her company developed a new kind of building material that withstands all kinds of weather"; "They developed a new technique"
v. (creation)9. buildbe engaged in building.; "These architects build in interesting and new styles"
~ architecturethe discipline dealing with the principles of design and construction and ornamentation of fine buildings.; "architecture and eloquence are mixed arts whose end is sometimes beauty and sometimes use"
~ build, construct, makemake by combining materials and parts.; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
~ createpursue a creative activity; be engaged in a creative activity.; "Don't disturb him--he is creating"
v. (cognition)10. buildfound or ground.; "build a defense on nothing but the accused person's reputation"
~ base, found, establish, grounduse as a basis for; found on.; "base a claim on some observation"
v. (change)11. build, build up, ramp up, work upbolster or strengthen.; "We worked up courage"; "build up confidence"; "ramp up security in the airports"
~ increasemake bigger or more.; "The boss finally increased her salary"; "The university increased the number of students it admitted"
~ work up, build, build up, progressform or accumulate steadily.; "Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
v. (change)12. builddevelop and grow.; "Suspense was building right from the beginning of the opera"
~ deepen, intensifybecome more intense.; "The debate intensified"; "His dislike for raw fish only deepened in Japan"
~ work up, build, build up, progressform or accumulate steadily.; "Resistance to the manager's plan built up quickly"; "Pressure is building up at the Indian-Pakistani border"
construct
n. (cognition)1. concept, conception, constructan abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances.
~ idea, thoughtthe content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about.; "it was not a good idea"; "the thought never entered my mind"
~ conceptualisation, conceptuality, conceptualizationan elaborated concept.
~ notiona general inclusive concept.
~ categorya general concept that marks divisions or coordinations in a conceptual scheme.
~ rule, regulationa principle or condition that customarily governs behavior.; "it was his rule to take a walk before breakfast"; "short haircuts were the regulation"
~ attribute, dimension, propertya construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished.; "self-confidence is not an endearing property"
~ abstract, abstractiona concept or idea not associated with any specific instance.; "he loved her only in the abstract--not in person"
~ quantitythe concept that something has a magnitude and can be represented in mathematical expressions by a constant or a variable.
~ division, section, partone of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole.; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division"
~ wholeall of something including all its component elements or parts.; "Europe considered as a whole"; "the whole of American literature"
~ natural law, lawa rule or body of rules of conduct inherent in human nature and essential to or binding upon human society.
~ law of nature, lawa generalization that describes recurring facts or events in nature.; "the laws of thermodynamics"
~ lexicalized concepta concept that is expressed by a word (in some particular language).
~ hypothesis, theory, possibilitya tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena.; "a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory"; "he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices"
~ facta concept whose truth can be proved.; "scientific hypotheses are not facts"
~ linguistic rule, rule(linguistics) a rule describing (or prescribing) a linguistic practice.
v. (creation)2. construct, fabricate, manufactureput together out of artificial or natural components or parts.; "the company fabricates plastic chairs"; "They manufacture small toys"; "He manufactured a popular cereal"
~ mass-produceproduce on a large scale.
~ makemake by shaping or bringing together constituents.; "make a dress"; "make a cake"; "make a wall of stones"
~ raftmake into a raft.; "raft these logs"
v. (contact)3. constructdraw with suitable instruments and under specified conditions.; "construct an equilateral triangle"
~ geometrythe pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces.
~ trace, describe, draw, line, delineatemake a mark or lines on a surface.; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"
v. (creation)4. constructcreate by linking linguistic units.; "construct a sentence"; "construct a paragraph"
~ create by mental act, create mentallycreate mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands.
v. (creation)5. constructcreate by organizing and linking ideas, arguments, or concepts.; "construct a proof"; "construct an argument"
~ create by mental act, create mentallycreate mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands.
v. (cognition)6. construct, reconstruct, retracereassemble mentally.; "reconstruct the events of 20 years ago"
~ conjecture, hypothesise, hypothesize, speculate, theorise, theorize, hypothecate, supposeto believe especially on uncertain or tentative grounds.; "Scientists supposed that large dinosaurs lived in swamps"
~ etymologise, etymologizeconstruct the history of words.
establish
v. (social)1. establish, found, launch, set upset up or found.; "She set up a literacy program"
~ open, open upstart to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning.; "open a business"
v. (creation)2. constitute, establish, found, institute, plantset up or lay the groundwork for.; "establish a new department"
~ initiate, pioneertake the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of.; "This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"
~ fixset or place definitely.; "Let's fix the date for the party!"
~ appoint, constitute, name, nominatecreate and charge with a task or function.; "nominate a committee"
v. (cognition)3. demonstrate, establish, prove, shew, showestablish the validity of something, as by an example, explanation or experiment.; "The experiment demonstrated the instability of the compound"; "The mathematician showed the validity of the conjecture"
~ prove oneselfshow one's ability or courage.
~ proveprove formally; demonstrate by a mathematical, formal proof.
~ affirm, confirm, corroborate, substantiate, support, sustainestablish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts.; "his story confirmed my doubts"; "The evidence supports the defendant"
~ negate, contradictprove negative; show to be false.
~ stultifyprove to be of unsound mind or demonstrate someone's incompetence.; "nobody is legally allowed to stultify himself"
v. (cognition)4. establish, lay down, makeinstitute, enact, or establish.; "make laws"
~ set, markestablish as the highest level or best performance.; "set a record"
~ create, makemake or cause to be or to become.; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
v. (creation)5. establish, givebring about.; "The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth"
~ create, makemake or cause to be or to become.; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"
~ introducebring in or establish in a new place or environment.; "introduce a rule"; "introduce exotic fruits"
~ generate, yield, render, give, returngive or supply.; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family"
~ pacifyfight violence and try to establish peace in (a location).; "The U.N. troops are working to pacify Bosnia"
v. (contact)6. establish, instal, install, set upplace.; "Her manager had set her up at the Ritz"
v. (cognition)7. base, establish, found, grounduse as a basis for; found on.; "base a claim on some observation"
~ buildfound or ground.; "build a defense on nothing but the accused person's reputation"