Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun establishment

7 senses of establishment

Sense 1
constitution, establishment, formation, organization, organisation -- (the 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")
       => beginning, start, commencement -- (the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations")

Sense 2
institution, establishment -- (an organization founded and united for a specific purpose)
       => organization, organisation -- (a group of people who work together)

Sense 3
administration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisation -- (the 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")
       => body -- (a 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")

Sense 4
establishment -- (a public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence)
       => structure, construction -- (a 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")

Sense 5
establishment -- (any large organization)
       => organization, organisation -- (a group of people who work together)

Sense 6
establishment, ecesis -- ((ecology) the process by which a plant or animal becomes established in a new habitat)
       => natural process, natural action, action, activity -- (a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity")

Sense 7
establishment, validation -- (the cognitive process of establishing a valid proof)
       => proof, cogent evidence -- (any 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")

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