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in·still

also in·stil  (ĭn-stĭl′)
tr.v. in·stilled, in·still·ing, in·stills also in·stils
1. To introduce by gradual, persistent efforts; implant: "Morality ... may be instilled into their minds" (Thomas Jefferson).
2. To pour in (medicine, for example) drop by drop.

[Middle English instillen, from Latin īnstīllāre : in-, into; see in-2 + stīllāre, to drip, drop (from stīlla, drop).]

in′stil·la′tion (ĭn′stə-lā′shən) n.
in·still′er n.
in·still′ment n.
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instil

(ɪnˈstɪl) or

instill

vb (tr) , -stils, -stills, -stilling or -stilled
1. to introduce gradually; implant or infuse
2. rare to pour in or inject in drops
[C16: from Latin instillāre to pour in a drop at a time, from stillāre to drip]
inˈstiller n
inˈstilment, inˈstillment, ˌinstilˈlation n
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instil


Past participle: instilled
Gerund: instilling

Imperative
instil
instil
Present
I instil
you instil
he/she/it instils
we instil
you instil
they instil
Preterite
I instilled
you instilled
he/she/it instilled
we instilled
you instilled
they instilled
Present Continuous
I am instilling
you are instilling
he/she/it is instilling
we are instilling
you are instilling
they are instilling
Present Perfect
I have instilled
you have instilled
he/she/it has instilled
we have instilled
you have instilled
they have instilled
Past Continuous
I was instilling
you were instilling
he/she/it was instilling
we were instilling
you were instilling
they were instilling
Past Perfect
I had instilled
you had instilled
he/she/it had instilled
we had instilled
you had instilled
they had instilled
Future
I will instil
you will instil
he/she/it will instil
we will instil
you will instil
they will instil
Future Perfect
I will have instilled
you will have instilled
he/she/it will have instilled
we will have instilled
you will have instilled
they will have instilled
Future Continuous
I will be instilling
you will be instilling
he/she/it will be instilling
we will be instilling
you will be instilling
they will be instilling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been instilling
you have been instilling
he/she/it has been instilling
we have been instilling
you have been instilling
they have been instilling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been instilling
you will have been instilling
he/she/it will have been instilling
we will have been instilling
you will have been instilling
they will have been instilling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been instilling
you had been instilling
he/she/it had been instilling
we had been instilling
you had been instilling
they had been instilling
Conditional
I would instil
you would instil
he/she/it would instil
we would instil
you would instil
they would instil
Past Conditional
I would have instilled
you would have instilled
he/she/it would have instilled
we would have instilled
you would have instilled
they would have instilled
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.instil - enter drop by drop; "instill medication into my eye"
infix, insert, introduce, enter - put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text"
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instil

instill
verb introduce, implant, engender, infuse, imbue, impress, insinuate, sow the seeds, inculcate, engraft, infix The work instilled a sense of responsibility in the children.
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instill

also instil
verb
To fix (an idea, for example) in someone's mind by reemphasis and repetition:
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Translations
يُقَطِّرُ، يُشَرِّبُ
vštípit
indpode
belenevel
innræta
įskiepyti
ieaudzinātiedvest
kafasına sokmak

instil

instill (US) [ɪnˈstɪl] VT to instil sth into sb [+ fear, confidence, pride] → inspirar or infundir algo a algn; [+ awareness, moral values, responsibility] → inculcar algo a algn
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instil

[ɪnˈstɪl] vt [+ confidence, pride] → instiller; [+ discipline] → instiller; [+ fear] → instiller
to instil sth in sb, to instil sth into sb → instiller qch à qn
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instil

, (US) instill
vteinflößen (into sb jdm); knowledge, attitudes, disciplinebeibringen (into sb jdm)
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instil

instill (Am) [ɪnˈstɪl] vt to instil sth into sbinstillare qc a qn
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

instil

(inˈstil) past tense, past participle inˈstilled verb
to put (ideas etc) into the mind of a person. The habit of punctuality was instilled into me early in life.
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It features 73 artworks comprising photography, paintings, sculptures and instillations, in addition to work by two Bahraini female artists.
We performed intratracheal instillations of different mineral fibers to rats and examined lung inflammation from 3 days up to 6 months [17].
1, 2011 after serving at Commander, Navy Instillations Command, Washington, D.C.
The tolerability of the different concentrations was assessed after weekly instillations into the urinary bladder for 6 weeks.
(33), (34)Induction BCG instillations are classically given according to the empirical 6 weeks induction schedule, and many different maintenance schedules have been used with up to 30 instillations given over three years.P31 The optimal number of induction instillations and the optimal frequency and duration of maintenance instillations remain unknown.
The RPO said that the militants had planned to hit the special instillations of Islamabad and Punjab who got the militancy training from Afghanistan.
Studies touting the effectiveness of surgeries and instillations often fail to follow basic practices of good scientific research; they are not evidence-based medicine.
In contrast, the lavage drain delivers anaesthetic to the precise location where it is needed, works well in conjunction with closed suction drainage, involves 1 or 2 instillations rather than continuous infusions, and costs a fraction of the pain pump apparatus.
What happens to intratracheal saline instillations? American Review of Respiratory Disease, 117, 124-128.
(1-3) In these studies, hearing loss did not appear to be related to the frequency or total number of instillations or to the length of treatment.
Although I have little time for modern art instillations such as these, I also think that being able to paint an exact copy of a vase of flowers is no nearer to being genuine art when a camera could do the same job.
(1978) What happens to intratracheal saline instillations? American Review of Respiratory Disorders, 16, 532-540