established

Something or someone well established is well known, totally trusted and usually has a proven track record of success.

Becoming established doesn't happen overnight. You've got to put in the time and effort to prove yourself, make connections and build a good reputation. So it makes sense that this adjective is related to the verb establish, which means to "create, set up, or prove." Established is a handy word to know, especially when you're looking for a dentist — you probably won't want to try Dr. Lovedrill until his practice is more established.

Definitions of established
1

adj brought about or set up or accepted; especially long established

“the established social order”
“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
deep-rooted, deep-seated, implanted, ingrained, planted
(used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held
entrenched
established firmly and securely
grooved, well-grooved
established as if settled into a groove or rut
legitimate
in accordance with recognized or accepted standards or principles
official
(of a church) given official status as a national or state institution
recognised, recognized
provided with a secure reputation
self-constituted, self-established
constituted by or established by itself
Antonyms:
unestablished
not established
unrecognised, unrecognized
not having a secure reputation
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adj conforming with accepted standards

Synonyms:
conventional
orthodox
adhering to what is commonly accepted

adj settled securely and unconditionally

Synonyms:
accomplished, effected
settled
established or decided beyond dispute or doubt

adj shown to be valid beyond a reasonable doubt

“the established facts in the case”
Synonyms:
proved, proven
established beyond doubt

adj introduced from another region and persisting without cultivation

Synonyms:
naturalized
foreign, strange
relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world

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