to produce stable, fast, or sure; appoint; ordain; settle or fix unalterably.
to place or fix on a strong basis; settle stably or fixedly; put in a settled or a simple yet effective condition or condition; inceptively, create or found: as, his health is more successful; a proven reputation; to determine someone in business; to ascertain a colony or a university.
To confirm or enhance; make more stable or determinate.
to verify by affirmation or endorsement; sanction; uphold.
In order to make good; prove; substantiate; program become valid or well grounded; reason to be named valid or legal; reason enough to be acknowledged as real or as worthy of credence; since, to ascertain a person's claim or your case; to determine a wedding or a theory.
to correct or settle completely, or like permanently: with a reflexive pronoun.
To settle, as home.
In organized biol., to offer technical publication to; fix by publication when you look at the nomenclatorial feeling. See book, 5.