Definitions for INSTITUTEˈɪn stɪˌtut, -ˌtyut

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  1. institute(verb)

    an association organized to promote art or science or education

  2. establish, found, plant, constitute, institute(verb)

    set up or lay the groundwork for

    "establish a new department"

  3. institute, bring(verb)

    advance or set forth in court

    "bring charges", "institute proceedings"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. institute(Noun)

    An organization founded to promote a cause

    I work in a medical research institute.

  2. institute(Noun)

    An institution of learning; a college, especially for technical subjects

  3. institute(Noun)

    The building housing such an institution

  4. institute(Verb)

    To begin or initiate (something).

    He instituted the new policy of having children walk through a metal detector to enter school.

  5. institute(Verb)

    To train, instruct.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Institute

    established; organized; founded

  2. Institute(verb)

    to set up; to establish; to ordain; as, to institute laws, rules, etc

  3. Institute(verb)

    to originate and establish; to found; to organize; as, to institute a court, or a society

  4. Institute(verb)

    to nominate; to appoint

  5. Institute(verb)

    to begin; to commence; to set on foot; as, to institute an inquiry; to institute a suit

  6. Institute(verb)

    to ground or establish in principles and rudiments; to educate; to instruct

  7. Institute(verb)

    to invest with the spiritual charge of a benefice, or the care of souls

  8. Institute(adj)

    the act of instituting; institution

  9. Institute(adj)

    that which is instituted, established, or fixed, as a law, habit, or custom

  10. Institute(adj)

    hence: An elementary and necessary principle; a precept, maxim, or rule, recognized as established and authoritative; usually in the plural, a collection of such principles and precepts; esp., a comprehensive summary of legal principles and decisions; as, the Institutes of Justinian; Coke's Institutes of the Laws of England. Cf. Digest, n

  11. Institute(noun)

    an institution; a society established for the promotion of learning, art, science, etc.; a college; as, the Institute of Technology; also, a building owned or occupied by such an institute; as, the Cooper Institute

  12. Institute(noun)

    the person to whom an estate is first given by destination or limitation

  13. Origin: [L. institutus, p. p. of instituere to place in, to institute, to instruct; pref. in- in + statuere to cause to stand, to set. See Statute.]

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  1. Institute

    An institute is an organisational body created for a certain purpose.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'INSTITUTE' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1926

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'INSTITUTE' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4364

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'INSTITUTE' in Nouns Frequency: #809


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