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install

[in-stawl] /ɪnˈstɔl/
verb (used with object)
1.
to place in position or connect for service or use: to install a heating system;
to install software on a computer.
2.
to establish in an office, position, or place:
to install oneself in new quarters.
3.
to induct into an office or the like with ceremonies or formalities.
Also, instal.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English < Medieval Latin installāre. See in-2, stall1
Related forms
installer, noun
preinstall, verb (used with object)
reinstall, verb (used with object)
Can be confused
install, instill.
Synonyms
3. invest, instate, receive.
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Examples for reinstall
  • 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.
  • Paint the fascia or reattach the siding and reinstall gutters.
  • reinstall repaired or replacement parts using riveting or welding tools, clamps, and wrenches.
  • reinstall the cable to the handle with the clevis pin.
  • reinstall evaporators and condensing units making all connections.
  • reinstall any switches or other devices that had to be removed for the installation of the casework.
  • reinstall ceiling tile, grid, and lighting within the construction area.
  • Our recommendation is to rebuild and reinstall the original engine, transmission, and emission control configuration.
British Dictionary definitions for reinstall

reinstall

/ˌriːɪnˈstɔːl/
verb (transitive) -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

install

/ɪnˈstɔːl/
verb (transitive) -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
Derived Forms
installer, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Medieval Latin installāre, from in-² + stallumstall1
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Word Origin and History for reinstall
install
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.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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