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in·sti·tute

 (ĭn′stĭ-to͞ot′, -tyo͞ot′)
tr.v. in·sti·tut·ed, in·sti·tut·ing, in·sti·tutes
1.
a. To establish, organize, or introduce: institute wage and price controls. See Synonyms at establish.
b. To initiate; begin: institute a search for the missing hikers.
2. To establish or invest (someone) in an office or position.
n.
1. An organization founded to promote a cause: a cancer research institute.
2.
a. An educational institution, especially one for the instruction of technical subjects.
b. The building or buildings housing such an institution.
3. A usually short, intensive workshop or seminar on a specific subject.
4. Archaic
a. A principle or rudiment of a particular subject.
b. institutes A digest of or commentary on such principles or rudiments, especially a legal abstract.

[Middle English instituten, from Latin īnstituere, īnstitūt-, to establish : in-, in; see in-2 + statuere, to set up; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

in′sti·tut′er, in′sti·tu′tor n.

institute

(ˈɪnstɪˌtjuːt)
vb (tr)
1. to organize; establish
2. to initiate: to institute a practice.
3. to establish in a position or office; induct
4. (Ecclesiastical Terms) (foll by: in or into) to install (a clergyman) in a church
n
5. an organization founded for particular work, such as education, promotion of the arts, or scientific research
6. the building where such an organization is situated
7. something instituted, esp a rule, custom, or precedent
[C16: from Latin instituere, from statuere to place, stand]
ˈinstiˌtutor, ˈinstiˌtuter n

in•sti•tute

(ˈɪn stɪˌtut, -ˌtyut)

v. -tut•ed, -tut•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to set up; establish; organize.
2. to inaugurate; initiate; start.
3. to set in operation: to institute a lawsuit.
4. to establish in an office or position.
5. to invest with the spiritual charge of a church or parish.
n.
6. a society or organization for carrying on a particular work, as of a literary, scientific, or educational character.
7. the building occupied by such a society.
8.
a. a college devoted to instruction in technical subjects.
b. a unit within a university organized for advanced instruction and research in a relatively narrow field.
c. a short instructional program in some specialized activity.
9. an established principle, law, custom, or organization.
10. institutes, an elementary treatise on law.
11. something instituted.
[1275–1325; Middle English < Latin institūtus, past participle of instituere to set, put up, establish =in- in-2 + -stituere, comb. form of statuere to make stand]

Institute

 an organization for the promotion of learning. See also institution, society, [First use in England appears to have been 1829.]

institute


Past participle: instituted
Gerund: instituting

Imperative
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Present
I institute
you institute
he/she/it institutes
we institute
you institute
they institute
Preterite
I instituted
you instituted
he/she/it instituted
we instituted
you instituted
they instituted
Present Continuous
I am instituting
you are instituting
he/she/it is instituting
we are instituting
you are instituting
they are instituting
Present Perfect
I have instituted
you have instituted
he/she/it has instituted
we have instituted
you have instituted
they have instituted
Past Continuous
I was instituting
you were instituting
he/she/it was instituting
we were instituting
you were instituting
they were instituting
Past Perfect
I had instituted
you had instituted
he/she/it had instituted
we had instituted
you had instituted
they had instituted
Future
I will institute
you will institute
he/she/it will institute
we will institute
you will institute
they will institute
Future Perfect
I will have instituted
you will have instituted
he/she/it will have instituted
we will have instituted
you will have instituted
they will have instituted
Future Continuous
I will be instituting
you will be instituting
he/she/it will be instituting
we will be instituting
you will be instituting
they will be instituting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been instituting
you have been instituting
he/she/it has been instituting
we have been instituting
you have been instituting
they have been instituting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been instituting
you will have been instituting
he/she/it will have been instituting
we will have been instituting
you will have been instituting
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been instituting
you had been instituting
he/she/it had been instituting
we had been instituting
you had been instituting
they had been instituting
Conditional
I would institute
you would institute
he/she/it would institute
we would institute
you would institute
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Past Conditional
I would have instituted
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he/she/it would have instituted
we would have instituted
you would have instituted
they would have instituted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.institute - an association organized to promote art or science or educationinstitute - an association organized to promote art or science or education
association - a formal organization of people or groups of people; "he joined the Modern Language Association"
Verb1.institute - set up or lay the groundwork for; "establish a new department"
initiate, pioneer - take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of; "This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"
fix - set or place definitely; "Let's fix the date for the party!"
appoint, constitute, name, nominate - create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a committee"
2.institute - advance or set forth in court; "bring charges", "institute proceedings"
create, make - make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor"

institute

noun
1. establishment, body, centre, school, university, society, association, college, institution, organization, foundation, academy, guild, conservatory, fellowship, seminary, seat of learning a research institute devoted to software programming

institute

verb
1. To bring into existence formally:
noun
A principle governing affairs within or among political units:
Translations
مَعْهَدمَعْهَدٌيُؤسِّس
institutústavustavitzaložit
institutoprette
Instituteinrichteninstituieren
instituutti
institut
intézet
stofnastofnun
学会
연구소
institucijainstitucijosinstitutas
dibinātinstitūtsnodibinātorganizēt
inštitut
institut
หน่วยงาน
enstitükurmaktesis etmek
học viện

institute

[ˈɪnstɪtjuːt]
A. N (= research centre) → instituto m; (= professional body) → colegio m, asociación f; (for professional training) → escuela f (US) (= course) → curso m, cursillo m
B. VT (= begin) [+ inquiry] → iniciar, empezar; (= found) → fundar, instituir (Jur) [+ proceedings] → entablar

institute

[ˈɪnstɪtjuːt]
n
(= organization) → institut m
a research institute → un institut de recherche
(= building) → institut m
vt [+ measures, changes, reforms, scheme] → instituer; [+ inquiry] → ouvrir; [+ proceedings] → entamer

institute

vt
new laws, tax, custom, reforms, policyeinführen; (= found) organization etceinrichten; searcheinleiten; a newly instituted posteine neu eingerichtete Stelle
(Jur) inquiryeinleiten; an actioneinleiten (against sb gegen jdn); proceedingsanstrengen (against gegen); to institute divorce proceedingsdie Scheidung einreichen
nInstitut nt; (= home)Anstalt f; Institute of Technology/Educationtechnische/pädagogische Hochschule; educational institutepädagogische Einrichtung; women’s instituteFrauenverein m

institute

[ˈɪnstɪtjuːt]
1. nistituto, ente m
2. vt (start, reform) → introdurre; (inquiry, investigation) → avviare, aprire; (legal proceedings) → intentare

institute

(ˈinstitjuːt) noun
a society or organization, or the building it uses. There is a lecture at the Philosophical Institute tonight.
verb
to start or establish. When was the Red Cross instituted?
ˌinstiˈtution noun
1. the act of instituting or process of being instituted.
2. (the building used by) an organization etc founded for a particular purpose, especially care of people, or education. schools, hospitals, prisons and other institutions.
ˌinstiˈtutional adjective

institute

مَعْهَدٌ institut institut Institut ινστιτούτο instituto instituutti institut institut istituto 学会 연구소 instituut institutt instytut instituto институт institut หน่วยงาน enstitü học viện 学会
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Nature, instead of instituting resemblances between them, had made them opposites on every point; yet a mysterious tie seemed to unite them in a closer friendship than ordinary.
And thus was consummated the work commenced by the Declaration of Independence--a work in which the people of the North American Union, acting under the deepest sense of responsibility to the Supreme Ruler of the universe, had achieved the most transcendent act of power that social man in his mortal condition can perform--even that of dissolving the ties of allegiance by which he is bound to his country; of renouncing that country itself; of demolishing its government; of instituting another government; and of making for himself another country in its stead.
Fighting with a large army under your command is nowise different from fighting with a small one: it is merely a question of instituting signs and signals.

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