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install

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Technology, Computers
installin‧stall /ɪnˈstɔːl $ -ˈstɒːl/ ●●○ W3 verb [transitive]  1 TPUTto put a piece of equipment somewhere and connect it so that it is ready to be used They’ve installed the new computer network at last. Security cameras have been installed in the city centre.2 to add new software to a computer so that it is ready to be used opp uninstall We’ve installed new anti-virus software.3 BOPUT formal to put someone in an important job or position, especially with a ceremony Churchill was installed as Chancellor of the university.4 install yourself in/at etcTHESAURUSinstall to put a piece of equipment somewhere and connect it so that it is ready to be usedThe company is installing a new computer system.How much does it cost to install central heating?put in to install something. Put in is more common in everyday English than install and is used especially about things that are not very complicated to installThe workmen are coming to put the new windows in today.They removed the bath and put in a shower instead.fit to put a new part or piece of equipment into or onto somethingI had to fit new locks after the burglary.All vehicles must have seat belts fitted.lay to put cables or a carpet in the correct place on the groundWork on laying the telephone cables has not yet begun.Two workmen were laying carpet tiles in the kitchen.
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installThe company is installing a new computer system.Crime has dropped since the video cameras were installed in the town centre.Lights were installed under the upper cabinets to illuminate the counter tops.
From Longman Business Dictionaryinstallin‧stall /ɪnˈstɔːl-ˈstɒːl/ verb (past tense and past participle installed, present participle installing) [transitive]1to put equipment into a place and connect it so that it is ready to useThey help install and operate big computer systems.2COMPUTING to copy a program onto a computer so that it is ready to useTo protect yourself against hacking, install a firewall program.3to give someone an important job or positionUnited Technologies installed senior environmental officers in each division.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
install
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyinstall
he, she, itinstalls
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyinstalled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave installed
he, she, ithas installed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad installed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill install
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have installed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam installing
he, she, itis installing
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you, we, theyare installing
Past
I, he, she, itwas installing
you, we, theywere installing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been installing
he, she, ithas been installing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been installing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be installing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been installing
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