verb (used with object)
to place in position or connect for service or use: to install a heating system; to install software on a computer.
to establish in an office, position, or place: to install oneself in new quarters.
to induct into an office or the like with ceremonies or formalities.
Also, instal.

1375–1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin installāre. See in-2, stall1

installer, noun
preinstall, verb (used with object)
reinstall, verb (used with object)

install, instill.

3. invest, instate, receive. Unabridged
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install or instal (ɪnˈstɔːl)
vb , -stalls, -stalling, -stalled, -stals, -stalling, -stalled
1.  to place (machinery, equipment, etc) in position and connect and adjust for use
2.  to transfer (computer software) from a distribution file to a permanent location on disk, and prepare it for its particular environment and application
3.  to put in a position, rank, etc
4.  to settle (a person, esp oneself) in a position or state: she installed herself in an armchair
[C16: from Medieval Latin installāre, from in-² + stallumstall1]
instal or instal
[C16: from Medieval Latin installāre, from in-² + stallumstall1]
in'staller or instal

reinstall or reinstal (ˌriːɪnˈstɔːl)
vb , -stalls, -stalling, -stalled, -stals, -stalling, -stalled
1.  to put in place and connect (machinery, equipment, etc) again
2.  to install (computer software) again, usually to solve a technical problem
3.  to put (someone) back in a position, rank, etc: Trinidad reinstalled him against Honduras
reinstal or reinstal

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Word Origin & History

1548, "place in (ecclesiastical) office by seating in an official stall," from M.L. installare, from L. in- "in" + M.L. stallum "stall," from a Gmc. source (cf. O.H.G. stal "standing place;" see stall (1)). Installation "act of setting up" (machinery, etc.) is first recorded 1882.
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Example sentences
Note: if you delete and reinstall the app, you will need to restore all
  purchases to access your subscription.
And when the station's wireless technology needs to be updated, the companies
  have to redeploy and reinstall the radio technology.
One only needs to reinstall them if you purchased them earlier.
Reinstall repaired or replacement parts using riveting or welding tools,
  clamps, and wrenches.
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