Synonyms of establishment in English:

establishment

noun

  • 1 the establishment of a democratic constitution
    setting up, start, getting going, initiation, institution, formation, founding, foundation, inception, creation, inauguration, organization, building, construction, installation
    [Antonyms] disbandment, demolition
  • 2 her house was turned into a dressmaking establishment
    business, place of business, premises, firm, company, concern, enterprise, venture, organization, operation, undertaking, industry; factory, plant, house, shop, store, emporium, office, bureau, agency, franchise, practice, partnership, consortium, cooperative, corporation, conglomerate, group, combine, syndicate
    informal outfit, set-up
  • 3 graduates of higher educational establishments
    institution, place, premises, foundation, institute
  • 4 (the Establishment) an irreverent comedy series that dared to poke fun at the Establishment
    the powers that be, the authorities, the system, the ruling class, the regime, bureaucracy, officialdom; the status quo, the prevailing political/social order
    informal Big Brother
    archaic the regimen
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