What does Institute mean?

Definitions for Instituteˈɪn stɪˌtut, -ˌtyut

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Institute.

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  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.]

Freebase

  1. Institute

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Institute

    in′sti-tūt, v.t. to set up in: to erect: to originate: to establish: to appoint: to commence: to educate.—n. anything instituted or formally established: established law: precept or principle: (pl.) a book of precepts, principles, or rules, esp. in jurisprudence: an institution: a literary and philosophical society or association, as the 'Institute of France' (embracing L'Académie Française, L'Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres, L'Académie des Sciences, L'Académie des Beaux Arts, and L'Académie des Sciences Morales et Politiques).—n. Institū′tion, the act of instituting or establishing: that which is instituted or established: foundation: established order: enactment: a society established for some object: that which institutes or instructs: a system of principles or rules: the origination of the Eucharist and the formula of institution: the act by which a bishop commits a cure of souls to a priest.—adjs. Institū′tional, Institū′tionary, belonging to an institution: instituted by authority: elementary.—n. In′stitutist, a writer of institutes or elementary rules.—adj. In′stitutive, able or tending to establish: depending on an institution.—n. In′stitutor, one who institutes: an instructor. [L. instituĕre, -ūtumin, in, statuĕre, to cause to stand—stāre, to stand.]

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

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Institute in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Institute in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Park RangerShirley Baxter:

    Many people don't think of theTuskegee Institute National Historic SiteinAlabamaas part of the civil rights story.

  2. James Scott:

    The Cyber Shield Act could serve as a secure conduit to facilitate update and patch delivery James Scott, Senior Fellow, Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology

  3. P. J. O'Rourke:

    The Institute of U.S. and Canadian Studies is supposed to have subscribed to the "Village Voice" for six years in an attempt to find out about life in America's rural areas.

  4. Thomas Jefferson (The Declaration of Independence):

    Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends [life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness] it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute new government...

  5. Brad Sutton:

    We have a very dynamic community at the Beckman Institute and Illinois working on this, from engineers to linguists, and we’re able to measure things with MRI in ways we couldn’t have just a couple of years ago.

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