to put something in place, ready for use
Past Participle form
I install software on computers for a living.
The builders will install new filing cabinets for us.
A: Can you install this programme on my laptop please?
B: Yes, of course. When do you need it done for?
A: This afternoon ideally.
B: Okay, I'll try.
I installed new blinds in the office.
My builder installed a new bathroom suite in my flat.
A: Did you install Facebook on my phone?
B: No, it's already installed.
A: Oh, thank you.
I'm installing it now so it will be a while.
The buildings were installing the toilet when the pipe burst.
A: What are you doing?
B: I'm installing a new door.
A: That's hard, isn't it?
B: Yes, it's taken ages already.
I've installed it now so it should work.
The IT guy came around and he's installed some software to make work easier.
A: Have you installed the oven yet?
B: No, not yet. We need the gas inspection to be done first.
A: When will that happen?
B: Tomorrow sometime.