English dictionary

established meaning and definition


Definition of established (adjective)

  1. brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established
    • "the established social order"; "distrust the constituted authority"; "a team established as a member of a major league"; "enjoyed his prestige as an established writer"; "an established precedent"; "the established Church"
    • synonyms: constituted
    • antonym: unestablished
  2. settled securely and unconditionally
  3. conforming with accepted standards
  4. shown to be valid beyond a reasonable doubt
    • "the established facts in the case"
  5. introduced from another region and persisting without cultivation
Source: Princeton University Wordnet