re install


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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World English Dictionary
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

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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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