Definitions for Instituteˈɪn stɪˌtut, -ˌtyut

This page provides all 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. Oliver Talbot:

    A ruling against Uber [in the New South Wales case] would encourage every other state to institute the law.

  2. Park RangerShirley Baxter:

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

  3. Julieanna Hever:

    These products increase your risk for colorectal cancer significantly, the American Institute for Cancer Research suggests avoiding them altogether.

  4. Central American:

    The three detainees were traveling illegally and were sent to the national migration institute offices, there were presumably headed to the United States.

  5. President Ernest Bai Koroma:

    I have instructed the security to institute chiefdom-level curfew and restriction on movement from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. in Kambia and Port Loko districts, with immediate effect.

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