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Definition of install verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



/ɪnˈstɔl/ install pronunciation American
1 install something to put equipment or furniture in position so that it can be usedHe's getting a phone installed tomorrow.The hotel chain has recently installed a new booking system.2 install something (computing) to put a new program into a computerI'll need some help installing the software. antonym uninstall3 install someone (as something) to put someone in a new position of authority, often with an official ceremonyHe was installed as president last May.4 install someone/yourself (+ adverb/preposition) to make someone/yourself comfortable in a particular place or positionWe installed ourselves in the front row.