install (plural installs)
- (computing) (jargon): A computer software utility that is run to install a software application. Also used attributively.
- After inserting the disk, you need to run the install.
- But I can't find the install disk.
- (informal) an installation. (Usage originated as a truncated form of the word installation.)
install (third-person singular simple present installs, present participle installing, simple past and past participle installed)
- (transitive) To connect, set up or prepare something for use.
2013 June 21, Chico Harlan, “Japan pockets the subsidy …”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 2, page 30:
- Across Japan, technology companies and private investors are racing to install devices that until recently they had little interest in: solar panels. Massive solar parks are popping up as part of a rapid build-up that one developer likened to an "explosion."
- I haven't installed the new operating system yet because of all the bugs.
- (transitive) To admit formally into an office, rank or position.
- He was installed as Chancellor of the University.
- (transitive) To establish or settle in.
- I installed myself in my usual chair by the fire.
set something up for use
- Arabic: رَكَّبَ (ar) (rakkaba)
- Armenian: տեղադրել (hy) (teładrel)
- Catalan: instal·lar (ca)
- Mandarin: 安裝 (zh), 安装 (zh) (ānzhuāng)
- Czech: instalovat (cs)
- Dutch: installeren (nl), aansluiten (nl), opzetten (nl)
- Esperanto: instali
- Finnish: asentaa (fi)
- French: installer (fr)
- Georgian: დაყენება (daq̇eneba), ინსტალირება (insṭalireba), მოწყობა (moc̣q̇oba), დამონტაჟება (damonṭažeba), მოთავსება (motavseba), აწყობა (ac̣q̇oba), დადგმა (dadgma), გაყვანა (gaq̇vana)
- German: installieren (de)
admit formally into a position