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install (v.)

also instal, formerly also enstall, early 15c., "place in (ecclesiastical) office by seating in an official stall," from Old French installer (14c.) or directly from Medieval Latin installare, from Latin in- "in" (from PIE root *en "in") + Medieval Latin stallum "stall," from a Germanic source (compare Old High German stal "standing place;" see stall (n.1)). Related: Installed; installing.

In the church of England the installation of a canon or prebendary of a cathedral consists in solemnly inducting him into his stall in the choir and his place in the chapter. [Century Dictionary]

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Definitions of install from WordNet

install (v.)
set up for use;
install the washer and dryer
Synonyms: instal / put in / set up
install (v.)
put into an office or a position;
the new president was installed immediately after the election
Synonyms: instal
install (v.)
place;
Synonyms: instal / set up / establish
From wordnet.princeton.edu