Synonym of established

Alternative for established

establishes, established, establishing

Synonym: demonstrate, fix, found, organize, prove, set, settle, show,

Antonym: demolish, destroy, ruin,

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Traditionally, or generally, recognized and accepted
traditional accepted orthodox official settled dyed-in-the-wool inveterate usual customary time-honored common normal set entrenched fixed general habitual prevailing accustomed well-established confirmed familiar wonted popular expected routine classical regular universal acknowledged long-established typical classic conventional historic proven stable acceptable deep-rooted ingrained mainstream widely used widespread recognised recognized standard approved officially recognized old old-fashioned old-style sound stock time-honoured traditionalistic rooted sanctioned true permanent secure unshakable vested ordinary prevalent everyday current commonplace natural authorized received average formal frequent going ubiquitous authorised run-of-the-mill predominant canonical agreed authoritative rife certified quotidian workaday unexceptional long-standing ritual ritualistic fashionable well-known proper methodical household predictable prescribed public garden-variety plain prosaic cut-and-dried unremarkable cut-and-dry admitted enduring standard-issue correct tried and true tried and tested rampant daily age-old prescriptive characteristic ancient regulation chronic systematic ancestral day-to-day stipulated agreed upon endorsed existing in circulation ceremonial in vogue determined regulated formulaic majority unquestioned legal decided undoubted undisputed lawful legitimate in force known representative overall valid ruling lasting definite well established conformist folk preponderant proverbial bog-standard well worn declared arranged old-world long-lived old-time dominant ceremonious old hat pervasive orderly organized ratified validated constant understood shared vanilla traditionalist staple rightful predetermined uncontested steady documented formalistic allowed typic common or garden defined by the numbers bona fide institutional explicit systematized widely held extensive garden variety scheduled structured conservative accredited express precise certain canonic confessed definitive affirmed regimented present influential exhaustive organised systematised backed avowed proclaimed obvious legit passed OK'd societal ultraconservative unprogressive reactionary standpat brassbound paleoconservative archconservative renowned past favourite favorite venerable unoriginal wide middle-of-the-road button-down buttoned-down old-school ongoing repeated regnant derivative punctilious mundane old-line periodic hidebound mossbacked die-hard mechanical kosher broad professed identified humdrum vouched for outmoded outdated in style comprehensive consistent in fashion reliable ceremonialistic basic sweeping recognizable arrived at matter-of-course widely recognized commonly accepted generally accepted well known recognisable native timeworn par for the course across the board favoured balanced respected lamestream contracted guaranteed granted given exact contemporary latest extant modern rigid statutory in effect in thing sustained comfortable strict central done gut default school standardized well-founded well-grounded core tralatitious endemic domestic decorous uneventful archetypal archetypical believed undistinguished discreet mediocre seasonal garden indifferent inconspicuous favored the order of the day regularized great sop wont net in established usage boilerplate reigning perceived numerous touted acquainted primary realized remembered historical unopposed okayed preferred appropriate chosen permitted supported legalized unsophisticated same old one-size-fits-all circulating plastic white-bread so-so grind simple realised former generic in use recurring sacred ritualized formalized standard operating procedure playing it safe in a rut in the groove according to Hoyle perennial homespun common variety humble matter-of-fact legalised specified superior prior bureaucratic procedural mutual installed hackneyed mass periodical afoot serious highbrow stereotyped familial family bygone appointed establishment inherent symptomatic prearranged made official about stated lineal institutionalized congruous adopted intermutual embraced united well-tried regularised institutionalised standardised commutual like anticipated foreseeable indicative foreseen emblematic overused banal trite national blanket communal overarching global joint collective outright heavy symphonic concert heavyweight repetitious practised practiced reiterative iterated automatic long-term addicting iterative disciplined perfunctory cyclic seasoned licensed authentic distinctive likely unsurprising idiosyncratic distinguishing businesslike ready bruited about making the rounds doing the rounds in general use going around in the air talked of oral unwritten platitudinous overworked tired individualistic clichéd cliched ensconced on everyone's lips authenticated broad-spectrum across-the-board total vulgar epidemic broad-brush all-round nationwide planned wholesale all-around noted corny hacky reverent true to form in keeping to be expected only to be expected in character on the cards … all over true to type handed-down returned answered coherent commonest assigned recommended readily available widely available ready-made dull worn out worn-out celebrated warranted verified from the past of yore predominating sworn conceded unchallenged signed sealed out-of-date passé démodé deep-seated hard-and-fast operative main preponderating principal tried and trusted finest magisterial best consummate ultimate greatest notable famous notorious just genuine aged catholic all-embracing fundamental worldwide ecumenical signed and sealed licenced ordered straight from the horse's mouth cleared suitable decisive cathedral positive real conclusive ex cathedra okay and delivered ex officio fitting ritualised formalised hoary superlative overt published early ossified publicized immemorial ageless mother of all doctrinal publicised revealed patent manifest branded unheretical anachronistic antediluvian self-confessed publicly known widely known generally known creaky mossy first oldie dated decrepit mouldy clunky earliest moldy hoar rusty right straight pious religious square out of date bien pensant down pat of long ago as old as the hills old as the hills time-worn very old moth-eaten horse and buggy straight arrow in line according to the book pedestrian middling characterless medium stereotypical fair nothing to write home about unmemorable plain vanilla uninspired no great shakes colourless OK a dime a dozen unexciting bland nondescript colorless passable boring unpretentious modest tolerable stale second-rate not up to much ornery lacklustre lackluster median uninteresting forgettable mean run-of-the-mine run-of-mine intermediate half-pie uninspiring homely second-class moderate unnoteworthy decent insignificant fair-to-middling nothing special not so hot middle halfway adequate dreary inferior drab medial informal amateurish amateur centre dime-a-dozen obligatory casual neutral fairish center nothing to get excited about fair to middling not much cop ten a penny unimpressive tame in-between mass-produced monotonous taken for granted mid played out midway intermediary terrestrial practical nowhere lowly plebeian mediate midmost midsize midsized nitty-gritty bush-league middle of the road off-the-shelf not very good unadorned rehearsed required unspontaneous mandatory compulsory artificial pervading diagnostic diurnal unexceptionable trivial anodyne next acquired honored unspectacular full-size anonymous overdone derived no-frills vintage threadbare honoured mimetic unextraordinary unvaried what one would expect meh mimic cornball dime-store bog standard conventionalized moderately good of poor quality jake starch straightforward two a penny imitative unimaginative plain-Jane blank expressionless deadpan apish shopworn cliche musty hackney typecast hack cobwebby well-worn whitebread tedious familiar tune boiler plate essential inborn local inbred innate serviceable O.K. indistinctive featureless faceless noncommittal run of the mill traditionary ho-hum good satisfactory cliché-ridden mean value slavish persistent all right intervening epigonic epigonous staid bought transitional interposed neither one thing nor the other canned store pabulum diddly nothing blah lusterless zero actual practicable irksome prosy prose yawn clean unadventurous emulative worn thin inclusive all-encompassing leisure relaxed methodic intermedial matter-of- fact at the halfway point equidistant between two points equidistant between two stages in the middle compromising between off-the-rack off-the-peg store-bought par umbrella non-specific all-inclusive non-dressy not formal non-formal sloppy medium-sized middle-sized suburban interdisciplinary multidisciplinary cross-disciplinary not bad nonspecific all-purpose nonexclusive most complete most reliable most usual most frequent most perfect most scholarly most significant most common

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Recognized for one's experience and history in a particular field
well known iconic recognised recognized acclaimed esteemed prominent respected acknowledged high profile famous premier renowned respectable distinguished familiar illustrious accomplished celebrated eminent influential leading major notable noted noteworthy preeminent principal recognisable recognizable seminal pivotal reputable top top-ranking admired big-league big-time dominant extolled foremost highly regarded honored honoured imposing in the limelight major-league reputed top-drawer top-notch big-shot elevated exalted famed feted heavyweight high-flying lauded conspicuous glorious legendary lionised lionized much-publicized remarkable well-known important name prestigious of repute pre-eminent well thought of estimable honourable reliable trustworthy dependable popular honorable venerable of note of high standing faithful trusted revered venerated professional vaunted valued redoubted notorious star great visible big-name much-admired well-regarded highly esteemed on the map much vaunted highly praised highly rated highly thought of prizewinning right-hand credible devoted loyal favorite main tried proved close intimate true known common august everyday infamous big memorable large applauded public fabled widely known talked about big name in the public eye sure celebrious splashy outstanding monster superstar signal praised proverbial much publicized of consequence favourite worthy excellent legitimate good upright creditable principled honest virtuous irreproachable conscientious anti-corruption well-thought-of well respected straightforward fair high-ranking sincere righteous high-principled constant sound legit favored copper-bottomed of good repute decent just truthful favoured with a good reputation tried and trusted above board of good standing in high favor of good report salt of the earth noble powerful superior high-powered major league dignified grand authoritative chief prized significant peerless high-level puissant much touted key central commanding integral predominant prime redoubtable extraordinary VIP essential well received formidable serious mighty resonant stately big time of distinction senior high-up big league meritorious consequential admirable considerable exceptional luminous brilliant appreciated bright primary core fundamental capital supreme paramount storied aristocratic arch distinctive historical prevailing highest well-connected in limelight of influence incomparable alpha potent all-important high-profile far-reaching far-famed having made a name for oneself celebrity beloved decorated critical crucial vital requisite intrinsic marked famous name dynamic instrumental energetic reverenced hallowed in spotlight singular necessary monumental needed indispensable astral especial special striking unforgettable shining valuable worshipped impressive nonpareil arresting salient widely knowbn heavy-duty earnest high-priority skookum sublime lofty magnanimous regal cardinal high-status meritable sterling deserving meretorious appreciable palmary praisable reverend sacred sage eventful top-level controlling head overbearing unparalleled unequaled superlative unequalled gifted matchless high-minded prior first rate primal unexcelled learned talked of arch- first number one of the first rank heroic unsurpassed triumphal idealistic greatest material focal prodigious exemplary wise upper eloquent marvelous towering cogent first-class four-star successful rich magnific phenomenal oratorical magnificent majestic royal deciding upper-class patriarchal philosophical sedate worshipful matriarchal worshiped experienced grave marvellous of mark of great consequence laureate celeb world-class worthy of mention worthy of note stand-out up there

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Conclusively proven
undeniable conclusive definite unambiguous accurate categorical clear demonstrable incontrovertible indisputable indubitable irrefutable absolute authoritative certain evident incontestable proven sure unequivocal unquestionable verifiable beyond doubt beyond question compelling final unassailable unmistakable unqualified valid clear-cut establishable firm genuine inarguable open and shut patent true positive undoubtable self-evident manifest unarguable obvious irrefragable unanswerable unchallengeable accomplished nailed-on authentic provable guaranteed questionless assured safe to say undoubted flawless faultless apparent unimpeachable perfect dependable decided reliable settled downright well-grounded flat sure-enough pat well-founded real undisputable cold veritable superior for certain no ifs ands or buts without doubt down pat beyond a shadow of doubt bona fide undebatable decisive definitive straightforward transparent plain ultimate demonstrative palpable observable unshakable uncontroversial not in doubt convincing express marked pronounced accepted acknowledged emphatic clinching unequivocable surefire watertight beyond dispute apodictic uncontestable airtight beyond a shadow of a doubt as plain as a pikestaff nailed down sure thing no mistake staring one in the face no two ways about it distinct unambivalent nonambiguous open-and-shut barefaced perspicuous bald-faced lucid crystal clear pellucid luculent bald ringing broad bright-line luminous explicit glaring comprehensible intelligible understandable limpid blatant conspicuous direct outright overt open graspable striking unblurred easily understood cut-and-dried simple fathomable blunt graphic candid knowable undisguised actual lucent crystal-clear crystal clear cut black-and-white clearly expressed comprehendible apprehensible perspicacious cogent vivid sharp sound factual joined-up necessary obligatory binding compulsory well-proven well grounded well founded sure-fire concrete coherent articulate no ifs and or buts for sure transpicuous beyond the shadow of a doubt not in question digestible crystalline user friendly user-friendly easily grasped well constructed crystalling unvarnished verified flagrant unconcealed specific bare hard confirmed straight unreserved discernible visible rank egregious gross univocal black and white no strings attached flat-out no fine print no holds barred no catch well defined straight from the shoulder point-blank straight out out-and-out exclusive prominent controlled glaringly obvious arrant as plain as day writ large as plain as the nose on one's face axiomatic double-checked veridical unfabled that's a fact no ifs ands or buts about it

Adjective

Firm, strong, or substantial
solid sound durable firm strong reliable robust stable compelling steely airtight effective unassailable dependable indestructible infallible toughened cogent reinforced unshakable indubitable secure unbreakable fortified impregnable inured enduring hardened steady invulnerable lasting safe stout strengthened sturdy imperishable invincible substantial cast-iron long-lasting rock-solid tried-and-true well-built well-constructed well-defined well-established well fortified well-founded well-made fixed steadfast fast immovable rigid sure set stationary settled permanent immobile constant rooted unwavering true anchored stalwart trustworthy tight immutable trusty unchangeable nailed faithful staunch committed riveted unshakeable responsible tried good irremovable resolute tenacious calculable moored fastened unyielding unbending unfluctuating trustable certain immotile obdurate adamant stubborn bombproof unmoving stiff frozen equable hard hitched unfaltering hooked still attached abiding changeless long-lived long-standing locked unmovable deep-rooted made fast set in stone static loyal dedicated devoted impenetrable heavy-duty hardy heavy assured nonmoving hard-wearing armoured unbudging inflexible unvarying nonmotile inviolable hard as nails unchanging level true-blue pious down-the-line devout stanch cohesive impassible knockabout unattackable concrete armored definite confident unswerving even uniform invariable resistant well protected flat set in concrete carved in stone etched in stone everlasting storm-resistant stormproof well defended well-protected flourishing well-armed seasoned hard-bitten obstinate persevering determinate conclusive unanxious absolute undoubtful sanguine carefree able hopeful unrelenting staying put calm solid as a rock stabile well grounded hard-and-fast unalterable persistent ardent bound allegiant liege inexorable unqualified intense unquestioning wholehearted never-failing intent easy determined shoo-in tried and true nailed down tried and tested locked on quiet situated located in the bag secured taut unfailing embedded braced motionless cemented vigorous balanced snug lusty wedged forceful welded tightened mounted bolted lodged iron soldered stuck screwed jammed honourable perdurable bulletproof honorable well balanced well-balanced

Adjective

Habitual, firmly established, and unlikely to change
dyed-in-the-wool confirmed entrenched inveterate complete deep-rooted long-established absolute diehard long-standing thorough thoroughgoing utter committed dedicated deep-dyed out-and-out devoted faithful firm incorrigible loyal staunch steadfast unshakeable bred-in-the-bone chronic die-hard full-bore habitual incurable true blue unapologetic unashamed unfaltering unrepentant unswerving unwavering arrant card-carrying right-down through and through through-and-through congenital deep-down deep-seated fixed full-fledged genuine hardened infixed ingrained instilled true unchangeable uncompromising well-established mad keen deeply ingrained keen as mustard out and out to the core ineradicable settled rooted persistent hard-core deep abiding intrenched compulsive obsessive long-lasting enduring stubborn inbred well established obstinate pathological radical lingering irremovable seasoned innate irredeemable perennial deep-set lifelong set implanted fundamental profound basic constant hopeless built-in secure inbuilt regular addicted obsessional inherent subconscious hooked unreformable recurrent continuing longtime inborn embedded immutable indelible unyielding deeply felt inexorable firmly established long-lived usual persisting accustomed habituated endemic unfading shameless instinctive intrinsic gut irrepressible undying eternal beyond hope dyed-in-the wool driven in dug in fortified set firm frequent longstanding continual rigid based on grounded deep down ceaseless serious unabating incessant by habit lodged in one's brain severe indurated old sworn adamant radicated customary permanent unending acute dangerous alarming extreme dire grave protracted routine ever-present lasting tenacious never-ending sustained continuous recurring prolonged unmitigated devout resolute ardent proved fervent earnest vehement stalwart wholehearted fiery torrid unshakable fanatical intransigent supreme zealous impenitent sicker hard-line all-consuming definite bona fide explicit red-hot hard-shell staid inured accepted ineffaceable irradicable worn valid indestructible unforgettable imperishable fast inextirpable haunting undestroyable unremovable long-l long-drawn-out slow dragging resistant remaining val inannihilable spun-out drawn-out inerasable memorable inexpungible unexpungeable driven irresistible impulsive uncontrollable rememberable not to be forgotten unerasable stirring never to be forgotten besetting prevalent obscene pornographic X-rated determined unwaivering

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Having exact and discernible limits or form
determinate fixed settled certain determined definite express final specified decided defined positive precise quantified absolute conclusive definitive explicit known limited decisive distinct firm flat frozen hard hard-and-fast inexpugnable set stable ultimate categorical determining intent unalterable unchangeable invariable predetermined immutable agreed constant irreversible permanent rigid hard and fast unvarying inflexible exact abiding allotted lasting prescribed prearranged concrete arranged cast-iron clear-cut confirmed changeless clear incommutable enduring inalterable preset immovable designated strict binding resolved chosen perpetual unchanging assigned fated specific decreed irrevocable inevitable indelible unmodifiable cut-and-dried outright unmovable given stringent steady irremediable irreparable regular rigorous identified unrectifiable stipulated irretrievable continuing unrepairable uncompromising unwavering particular predestined scheduled ordained consistent steadfast incontrovertible unreversible entrenched unshakeable narrow black-and-white ineradicable selected planned unbending commissioned doomed lost peremptory unrepealable unappealable undeviating unchanged well defined nominated beyond repair stated clearly defined writ in stone set in stone unfluctuating solid ended mature straight uniform incontestable decided upon nonnegotiable literal close faithful true single discrete irremovable well-established unyielding sacrosanct ageless static unvaried repeated persistent indicated declared independent fixed as the laws of the Medes and Persians distinctive concluded destined listed invariant everlasting indefinite controlled pre-planned preplanned pre-established programmed arranged in advance intended clinched reserved identifiable sole straight-out specialised specialized selective deep-rooted unquestionable absolutist named open-ended worked out arranged beforehand advance decided beforehand noted strong indestructible unfading eternal authoritative detailed irrecoverable irredeemable unredeemable unrecoverable delegated elected installed preordained authorized nailed wrapped up sewn up standing durable existing lifelong perdurable resolute in black and white non-relative non-variable incurable hard-line exacting appointed brassbound authorised circumscribed finite bounded restricted measured direct beyond recall plain severe inexorable rooted unadaptable spelled out qualified laid down postulated laid out convinced beyond doubt unblinking sure still unqualified inveterate in the bag not subject to change never-failing

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Existing in reality or as a matter of fact
genuine actual concrete real effective true certified existent factual authentic confirmed corroborated definite documented verified attested considerable proven substantial verifiable clear good indisputable undeniable realistic significant unquestionable veritable absolute essential fundamental tangible categorical certain indubitable substantiated positive bona fide substantive de facto literal unmistakable irrefutable incontrovertible incontestable inescapable demonstrated certifiable authenticated palpable implicit tacit virtual implied unacknowledged tested shown proved objective real-world believable final real-life validated hard seen intrinsic pure sheer evident very undoubted express unqualified especial legitimate verificatory confirmable perceptible sure-enough authoritative valid dinkum honest precise existing accurate truthful veridical kosher right material firm corporeal exact correct sensible physical echt pukka unimaginary clear-cut pucka faithful historical non-fictional legit honest-to-goodness plain manifest non-fictitious current unimagined living bodily for real honest to God sure enough real live solid live corporal embodied rightful sound incarnate present proper veracious natural explicit conclusive characteristic archetypal guileless typical ingenuous regular archetypical representative unequivocal near practical strict artless unaffected simple indirect unambiguous unpretending dead-on appropriate average dinky-di standard real McCoy normal unpretentious direct undesigning fitting sure fixed definitive decided lifelike unadorned fair detailed credible verbatim circumstantial nonfictional unadulterated documentary unvarnished veristic verisimilar unexaggerated near enough in effect unbiased unprejudiced scientific true-to-life word for word true-life matter-of-fact telling it like it is card-carrying fact-based straight from horse's mouth as it really happened on the level set in stone constructive pragmatic potential basic in conduct for all practical purposes in all but name in practice to all intents and purposes

Adjective

Allowed by the rules
legit authorised authorized legal legitimate proper licit permissible kosher constitutional legalised legalized valid official warranted just statutory rightful justifiable due canonical condign decreed enforced enjoined innocent judged ordained passed protected commanded enacted judicial jural juridical jurisprudent legislated legitimatized mandated ordered ruled vested warrantable bona fide card-carrying on the level of right on the up and up allowable allowed approved lawful recognized permitted sanctioned admissible above board recognised within the law going by the rules by the book justified endorsed decriminalised decriminalized appointed genuine acceptable statutable licensed right admitted accepted appropriate determined licenced sanctioned by law sound binding tolerable tolerated OK excusable signed and sealed fair pardonable pukka real suitable venial effective authentic in effect in force legally binding passable honest contractual correct accredited all right ratified applicable in order actual within accepted bounds satisfactory reasonable defensible true tenable authoritative sanctionable sensible straight chartered certified okay acknowledged supportable operational upright formal legally acceptable active influential probable logical well founded de jure current operative in operation at play in use in execution commissioned sufferable effectual orthodox bearable unforbidden unprohibited countenanced enforceable understandable available fit vindicable ex cathedra granted precedented enforcible prescribed aboveboard well-founded codified constituted sustainable defendable sure enough maintainable plausible explainable arguable forgivable democratic ensured representative condonable remissible by law unconcealed frank forthright overt open candid unequivocal trustworthy authenticated bonafide documented verified rational possible worthy likely pertinent concedable relevant fitting credible validated in accordance with the constitution square able to hold water certifiable not unlikely not impossible upfront undisputed usable veritable standing unexpired indicative fair and square true-blue

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Having a basis

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Displaying outstanding skill, knowledge, or experience in a given field
veteran adept expert proficient consummate experienced hardened long-serving master old practised ace crack mature seasoned accomplished battle-scarred compleat complete crackerjack educated good great masterful masterly practiced professed qualified skilful skilled skillful versed virtuoso worldly-wise mean professional disciplined exercised inured long-time old-time practical pro sophisticated steady trained vet weathered well trained well versed wise worldly been around from way back knows one's stuff not born yesterday up to speed wise to ways of the old school tried knowledgeable tested well-versed familiar old hand time-served habituated prepared competent toughened instructed matured advanced au fait worldly wise versed in been there well up in talented adroit able capable dexterous deft dextrous gifted clever brilliant polished efficient excellent handy fine first-rate wizard apt artful tasty stellar workmanlike savvy superb nifty first-class outstanding bravura habile delicate sharp magnificent supreme marvellous impressive genius smart wicked superlative marvelous effective ingenious formidable a dab hand at schooled slick top-notch on the ball suitable effectual fit superior demon exceptional deadly elite whiz multiskilled multitalented refined big league out of this world quick certified sure-handed fitted taught well-rounded tutored all-round all-around proper leading splendid versant learned world-class topflight dazzling up to snuff brainy dynamite cool there smooth tuned in wised up a hand at wonderful reliable useful finished serviceable intelligent smashing fab very good working exquisite hotshot magic conversant tip-top suited specialist peerless brill facile knowing the score class best adequate hot A1 with it extraordinarily skilled on the beam very skilled highly skilled exceptionally skilled immensely skilled exceptionally good highly trained highly qualified sensible quintessential accurate satisfactory very well exemplary ultimate perfect fluent impeccably credentialed virtuosic faultless balanced leet preeminent transcendent ready first class drilled phenom hep hip handpicked deluxe choice capital licensed chartered switched-on acquainted well-informed right on errorless dead-on spot-on thorough sure-fire well sporting exact on-target precise trustworthy stringent certificated equipped well credentialed sussed patriarchal full of years of long standing past your prime methodic methodical systematic clean rounded accustomed sport hardy nimble-fingered very able no slouch sharp as a tack know stuff top-drawer no dummy top-hole equal eligible well up champion authorized dynamic ultraefficient up on broken in licenced proved accepted authorised feasible like a pistol having the goods adapted knowing the ropes has what it takes like a one-man band equal to the task up to it having the right stuff having know-how up there green thumb able to perform old-timer the right stuff knowing one's stuff in the know sensational fabulous terrific tremendous fantastic employable long-term realizable killer useable realisable hyperefficient usable practicable dominant awesome supremely skilled canny star top topnotch distinguished super experient applied firsthand empirical real objective hands-on active existential actual experiential experimental empiric heuristic non-theoretical pragmatic factual in the field how-to

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In force
enforced imposed required compulsory constrained dictated necessary prescribed mandatory obligatory ordained coerced compelled involuntary requisite unavoidable binding contractual demanded exacted forced impelled inescapable necessitated obliged stipulated advocated charged enjoined executed invoked kept pressed prevalent sanctioned carried out de rigueur forced upon imperative incumbent peremptory nonelective statutory essential compulsatory set enforceable unwilling slave forcible conscripted needed vital indispensable coercive OB recommended pivotal imperious prerequisite needful critical crucial integral necessitous important the law called for must-have all-important key paramount significant urgent compelling of the essence pre-eminent fundamental consequential high-priority pressing of the utmost importance of great consequence burning central vitally important life-and-death acute basic principal chief cardinal momentous wanted quintessential substantive prime all important constitutive decisive primary foremost intrinsic core called-for leading capital exigent fixed appropriate heavy proper meat-and-potatoes conventional very important standard normal desired customary usual expedient inherent preeminent rudimentary bottom-line elementary innate specified main major nitty-gritty radical deciding focal serious meaningful incumbent on determinative great earth-shattering life-or-death much needed weighty lacking king lacked telling curricular right-hand basal commanding irremissible number one assigned everything climacteric unconsenting official strategic reluctant grudging mission-critical business-critical underlined begrudging fatal preferred acceptable correct fitting determining world-shaking name-of-the-game characteristic structural influential big dominant rudimental profound staple natural underlying coal-and-ice overruling primal premier overriding predominant foundational constitutional elemental constituent salient will-less indissoluble irrevocable unalterable climactic grand supreme top ruling master connected component outstanding far-reaching grave name of game against one's will against one's wishes desperate conclusive unbreakable at the heart of dire importunate emergency extreme immediate drastic intense sore impelling crying parlous emergent terrible clamant driving permanent regulation orthodox life and death top-priority very great done ubiquitous bounden comme il faut socially obligatory right a must au fait conforming to accepted standards counted upon most important

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Advocating the upholding or maintenance of tradition
traditionalist conservative traditional conventional orthodox reactionary accepted bourgeois conformist constant controlled die-hard ethnocentric fearful firm fogyish fuddy-duddy fundamentalist guarded hidebound illiberal inflexible middle-of-the-road obstinate old-school purist quiet redneck right rightist right-wing sober stable steady timid Tory traditionalistic unchangeable unchanging uncreative undaring unimaginative unprogressive hard hat holding to not extreme old guard old line white bread in a rut right of center old-fashioned diehard ultraconservative brassbound standpat paleoconservative archconservative mossbacked blimpish old-line buttoned-down button-down alt-right popular common prevalent mainstream prevailing universal backward-looking well established ultra-conservative Birchite obscurantist widespread public standard customary usual general familiar accustomed doctrinaire cautious establishmentarian moderate dyed-in-the-wool unenterprising unadventurous safe careful prudent temperate Republican counter-revolutionary set in one's ways stick in the mud unreceptive retrogressive mediaeval intransigent rigid medieval bigoted unreasonable prehistoric outdated regressive counterrevolutionary intolerant true blue ultra-right extensive shared generic wide long-established classical classic time-honored rife broad overall commutual widely held current congruous adopted intermutual well-known proverbial like mutual embraced ubiquitous united across the board family net received approved recognized regular correct proper normal in force in vogue in circulation official authoritative doctrinal authorized canonical ordinary unoriginal acknowledged unheretical routine well-established derivative kosher punctilious legitimate religious sanctioned straight rightful sound admitted square recognised authorised pious bien pensant straight arrow in line by the numbers according to the book uncompromising set historic old strait-laced old-style extremist convinced immovable philistine unreconstructed stuffy boring right-leaning settled inveterate right wing to the right entrenched habitual fixed confirmed narrow wonted prejudiced historical expected biased dogmatic former ancestral typical proven fanatical past ingrained deep-rooted acceptable widely used puritan jaundiced intractable time-honoured stock officially recognized individualistic parochial ancient folk prior true rooted narrow-minded secure unshakable vested permanent small-minded familial bygone lineal petty-minded close-minded oral unwritten hard-line set in your ways set in one's opinions fixed in one's views handed-down from the past old-world outmoded out-of-date of yore

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Based on reason or good judgment
sound logical reasonable valid convincing solid analytic analytical authoritative cogent coherent consequent good prudent rational reliable sensible weighty credible plausible satisfactory satisfying sober telling thoughtful accepted accurate advisable commonsensical correct exact faultless flawless impeccable intellectual just levelheaded orthodox precise profound recognised recognized responsible together true unassailable watertight cool right-minded right-thinking well-advised well-founded well grounded well-grounded all there got it together holding up holding water standing up holding up in wash judicious reasoned wise practical justified justifiable legitimate informed effective realistic proper lucid intelligent acceptable firm commonsense sagacious defensible commonsensible supportable sane tenable discerning legit strong pragmatic compelling clear astute suitable shrewd sustainable trustworthy objective right expedient hard level-headed fit powerful well reasoned circumspect legal defendable appropriate genuine fair maintainable fitting understandable politic kosher grounded viable official persuasive dependable admissible workable perceptive authentic efficacious balanced consistent sage apt relevant lawful forceful worthwhile warranted effectual potent vindicable warrantable down-to-earth pertinent desirable useful influential advantageous matter-of-fact beneficial well-thought-out sanctioned rightful well-reasoned conclusive enlightened bona fide seemly discriminating systematic permissible normal well advised stable licit allowable able to hold water regular knowing well thought out methodical honest congruent proven helpful decent tactical deductive arguable acknowledged believable recommended authorized well organized perspicacious excusable suggested faithful orderly farsighted approved confirmed impressive gainful articulate definitive valuable meaningful organized insightful decisive upright canny forcible profitable organised straight authorised factual attested well feasible real veritable allowed probable traditional possible recommendable ratiocinative condonable substantiated well-established best joined-up binding verified certified practicable usual validated common-sense productive sincere applicable truthful thinking cerebral significant sharp customary sapient perspicuous rigorous cognitive respectable germane familiar standard secure righteous contractual serviceable popular efficient fruitful well-thought-of discreet determinative successful trenchant above board necessary reputable highly regarded capable well-organized of good standing within the law of use operative hard-headed clear-cut unquestionable graceful bonafide estimable passable creditable learned preferable trusted dinkum attainable achievable tolerable actual permitted manageable mature indubitable pardonable doable commendable strict received likely respected corroborated veridical veracious usable having all one's marbles authenticated documented of good repute certain reasoning clever verifiable supported legalized worthy reflective constitutional striking irresistible sure impregnable philosophic common controlled eloquent statutory licensed favorable ordinary definite copper-bottomed unanswerable urgent undisputed well-informed stock dispassionate pukka conservative meticulous ordered no-nonsense unemotional clear-sighted clear-eyed conventional prevailing straightforward mathematical strategic considered favourable important opportune puissant considerate mainstream regulated canonical full of common sense thorough plain licenced legalised legally acceptable constructive routine virtuous rock-solid convenient traditionalistic old-fashioned scientific from the horse's mouth legally binding signed and sealed of help in effect in force of assistance adequate extensional juridicious deducible subtle obvious inferential holding together provident educated knowledgeable steady savvy calculating indisputable unadulterated uncounterfeited unfaked sterling up front original undistorted proportional symmetrical well-proportioned well-adjusted conceivable imaginable operational realizable a good idea preferred unidealistic well informed operable trusty cautious synthetic infallible trustable collected deliberate harmonious mentally stable aware cognizant comprehensible intelligible accomplishable errorless colorable inerrant well-judged healthy compulsive based on hard data based on hard facts prosaic driveable safe experimental equitable loyal conforming careful empirical open calculable explicit stringent empiric within reach within reason accredited formal cast-iron propitious beneficent unmistakable coercive salient timely well-balanced unimpassioned cold confidential ratified well-expressed well-presented apposite momentous inducing suasive consequential convictive considerable revealing marked incisive serious-minded behooveful with both one's feet on the ground okay tolerated impartial certifiable effecting qualified accomplishing achieving fulfilling showing great knowledge with great knowledge well presented well-structured thought through well expressed categorical assured percipient moderate restrained temperate unprejudiced auspicious identified attentive conversant bearable endurable OK unexcessive making sense unbiased standing to reason unextreme realisable unequivocal crucial straight-thinking street-legal thought-out well judged of service to one's advantage in one's interest thinking twice playing safe for the best of benefit hedging one's bets leery vigilant endorsed unexpired substantial best suited presentable au courant affordable sufferable brookable concedable explainable forgivable well-defined well considered evenhanded fair-minded devastating conspicuous dead-on on-target letter-perfect spot-on in right mind within the bounds of possibility within the realms of possibility within possibility open to reason remissible venial based on good sense in one's right mind undoubted uncontested unquestioned natural canonic irrefutable active functional not unlikely not impossible true-blue steady-going uncorrupted tested competent requisite enough by the book conformist roadworthy moving impactful able scholarly clear-headed sufficient doctrinal traditionalist prevalent prestigious ultraconservative unprogressive reactionary unheretical button-down unoriginal buttoned-down hidebound mossbacked old-line old-school standpat die-hard brassbound paleoconservative archconservative on the ball aggressive exciting vehement punchy grand material charming mighty energetic histrionical imposing high-powered enthusiastic hard-hitting vivid dramatic direct theatric expressive acute emphatic performant powerhouse circumstantiated honourable well established derivative counselable straight arrow pious by the numbers bien pensant in line religious according to the book admitted punctilious square excellent esteemed well balanced settled dyed-in-the-wool honoured principled inveterate time-honored of repute reputed well thought of irreproachable conscientious name well respected anti-corruption enforceable statutable set entrenched habitual fixed general straight from horse's mouth notable well known favored famous constant well-known renowned distinguished honorable prominent famed eminent high-ranking redoubted high-principled celebrated acclaimed honored illustrious accustomed ex cathedra wonted condign innocent protected precedented chartered de jure enjoined passed enforcible aboveboard due granted decreed card-carrying ordained judged prescribed enforced favoured with a good reputation tried and trusted expected universal classical typical long-established sure enough of good report in high favor salt of the earth historic classic on the level on the up and up deep-rooted widely used widespread ingrained old time-honoured old-style officially recognized rooted unshakable vested permanent most likely most correct

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To have set up on a long-term basis
set up founded instituted formed initiated created based incorporated assembled inaugurated enacted launched started up built constructed started stationed centered ensconced entrenched erected grounded implanted organized put in place rooted secured setted brought about centralized got going landed lodged moored planted positioned put set down centralised centred consolidated domiciliated embedded fixed fixt installed organised placed stuck constituted introduced structured found authorized legislated laid foundation predicated ratified authorised corroborated decreed built up originated inculcated invested set in motion put in motion set off activated set going triggered switched on kick-started commenced brought into being started off actuated began begun turned on opened pioneered put together gotten going operated kicked off triggered off opened up laid the foundations of set about developed tripped energized innovated ushered in energised sparked run got underway mobilized made up cranked up mobilised instigated logged on stimulated animated initialized devised propelled made active inducted brought into existence dreamt up gained access touched off entered into signed in laid the first stone of initialised accessed laid the cornerstone of embarked on connected powered logged in made produced roused ran moved driven drove contrived engineered shaped programmed actualized come up with floated instated designed come out with masterminded put up introed enabled fathered hatched cranked made a start on put in got something going started the ball rolling set out revved up jump-started put in gear put on fired up set out on called up gotten under way engendered taken up got under way took up effected arranged led leaded materialized signed on spurred crystallized coordinated ignited scheduled planned prompted framed orchestrated choreographed prepared transpired push-started boosted managed blueprinted administrated directed conducted galvanized motivated conceived of electrified shope applied impelled cooked up concocted came up with turned out schemed stirred prodded aroused came out with marshalled marshaled charted projected authored invented brewed generated thrown together machinated brought on hammered out effectuated knocked off brought to pass catalyzed started out knocked up knocked together threw together crafted kicked something off formulated jumped into got something moving fashioned sorted out brought in cultivated got something functioning entered mounted fixed up bowed gotten off the ground laid out crystallised fabricated entered on sparked off made arrangements for sowed the seeds of looked after interacted with straightened out molded started to strategized about sown the seeds of gotten ball rolling issued materialised launched into brought up the curtain on jacked up engaged turned over licked into shape conceived got ball rolling started out on got cracking on dealt with composed started on caused to be supplied power to laid setted the ball rolling on ordained run up concerted forged galvanised moved into got something off the ground implemented entered upon budgeted for spurred on setted in place schemed out mapped out moulded settled up commenced on struck into supplied energy to endowed timetabled got something working catalysed got off the ground embarked upon bump-started undertaken undertook taken out of mothballs took out of mothballs got started gotten started drawn up thrown up drew up threw up ran up rang in did rung in given rise to gave rise to done been responsible for taken care of were responsible for saw about was responsible for took care of seen about gotten together got together lay out seen to saw to got things rolling broke in broke the ice gotten things rolling broken the ice broken in taken action on got going on gotten feet wet took action on broke the ice on gotten going on broken the ice on got feet wet gone into tore into torn into went into

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To have demonstrated to be true based on facts
proved demonstrated showed indicated signified signaled signalled displayed exhibited manifested denoted ascertained attested to corroborated evidenced substantiated determined validated confirmed verified certified affirmed ratified settled revealed sustained testified to upheld authenticated bespoke evinced justified exposed expressed illustrated proclaimed supported bore out declared made clear made evident presented showed clearly spelled out spelt out underscored vouched for assured backed up cleared up concluded documented endorsed espoused expounded got across guaranteed ostended showcased showed once and for all asserted attested vouched circumstantiated noted reinforced elucidated proven shown pointed out borne out registered predicated pointed projected prescribed ensured laid out made plain made out laid bare clarified made known explained witnessed seen discovered made sure testified checked produced evidence produced proof flagged up insured submitted proof established evidence submitted evidence double-checked satisfied oneself demonstrated the truth witnessed to the fact that made certain bore witness gave substance to the fact that showed beyond doubt saw to it did not forget saw took care borne witness taken care seen to it given substance to the fact that shown beyond doubt disclosed betrayed communicated suggested broadcast conveyed represented symbolized intimated prove bespoken betokened divulged bespake symbolised pointed to imparted implied argued aired uncovered given away gave away announced read reflected connoted embodied marked personified broadcasted epitomized let out let slip let drop told of beared witness to let the cat out of the bag exemplified designated typified unveiled instantiated pointed toward advertised spilled spilt made manifest published publicized hinted at publicised epitomised incorporated incarnated meaned meant externalized materialized unmasked told evoked inferred advertized hinted bodied insinuated personalized made obvious exteriorized flashed set forth externalised personalised materialised put on view put across promulgated stated sweared realized pointed at pinned down encapsulated unearthed bared released leaked professed blabbed actualized emblematized concretized uttered upholden spelled voiced relayed pinpointed reified related vented stood for come out with hypostatized objectified realised witnessed to added up to mirrored specified said relaid brandished featured depicted deposed pronounced talked sayed enunciated carried heralded alleged asseverated mouthed uncloaked portrayed claimed averred cited exclaimed backed detailed sounded reported maintained protested warranted paraded brought to light unbosomed disseminated addrest spouted purported addressed shown clearly put into words passed on put forth signposted put on display referred to put one in mind of put over put in mind of signed spread it around brought out into the open made public smacked of let it all hang out let cat out of bag completed let on about put on show put forward tested beared spieled put you in mind of demonstrated the truth of sworn swore readen came out with spoke gave the game away gotten across given the game away spoken alluded to spake highlighted articulated unfolded had trumpeted labelled labeled spotlighted vindicated spotlit mattered distinguished identified mentioned blazed blazoned informed verbalized avowed vocalized flagged delineated alluded furnished predicted underlined notated characterized described recorded promoted submitted worded remarked limelit pressed vivified prest opined recited limelighted instanced posted annunciated found blared circulated placarded shewed detected outed flaunted unclosed conjured up turned up disported portended foretold gave out given out shown to be true showed to be true ticked tagged branded imaged tabbed ticketed imported shouted offered phrased mumbled muttered delivered blurted avouched contended chattered cried repeated admitted enounced outlined pleaded orated pled proposed blazed abroad constituted proof of constituted evidence of shouted out pegged drawled sounded off shouted something from the rooftops adduced developt mounted yammered denuded m