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establish
used in Sister Carrie

9 uses
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1  —4 uses as in:
establish a positive tone
Definition
create, start, or set in [a] place
  • "Carrie," he said one morning, shortly after they had so established themselves, " I've invited my friend Hurstwood to come out some day and spend the evening with us."
    Chapter 10 (45% in)
established = settled
  • She saw that she would first need to get work and establish herself company of any sort.
    Chapter 2 (40% in)
  • He kept a horse and neat trap, had his wife and two children, who were well established in neat house on the North Side near Lincoln Park, and was altogether a very acceptable individual of our great American upper class-the first grade below the luxuriously rich.
    Chapter 5 (42% in)
  • established = settled
  • Here, then, was Carrie, established in a pleasant fashion, free of certain difficulties which most ominously confronted her, laden with many new ones which were of a mental order, and altogether so turned about in all of her earthly relationships that she might well have been a new and different individual.
    Chapter 10 (19% in)
established = settled
There are no more uses of "establish" flagged with this meaning in Sister Carrie.

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  • Not long after she arrived Mrs. Hale established social relations with her, and together they went about.
    Chapter 11 (24% in)
  • At the time the department store was in its earliest form of successful operation, and there were not many The first three in the United States, established about 1884, were in Chicago.
    Chapter 3 (37% in)
  • In the view of a certain stratum of society, Carrie was comfortably established-in eyes of the traveling, beaten by every wind and gusty sheet of rain, she was safe in a halcyon harbor.
    Chapter 10 (8% in)
  • There was a third room for possible use as a kitchen, where Drouet had Carrie establish a little portable gas stove for the preparation of small lunches, oysters, Welsh rarebits, and the like, of which he was exceedingly fond; and, lastly a bath.
    Chapter 10 (16% in)
  • The critic of the "Evening World," seeking as usual to establish a catch phrase which should "go" with the town, wound up by advising: "If you wish to be merry, see Carrie frown."
    Chapter 43 (83% in)

There are no more uses of "establish" in Sister Carrie.

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