an association organized to promote art or science or education
establish, found, plant, constitute, institute(verb)
set up or lay the groundwork for
"establish a new department"
advance or set forth in court
"bring charges", "institute proceedings"
An organization founded to promote a cause
I work in a medical research institute.
An institution of learning; a college, especially for technical subjects
The building housing such an institution
To begin or initiate (something).
He instituted the new policy of having children walk through a metal detector to enter school.
To train, instruct.
established; organized; founded
to set up; to establish; to ordain; as, to institute laws, rules, etc
to originate and establish; to found; to organize; as, to institute a court, or a society
to nominate; to appoint
to begin; to commence; to set on foot; as, to institute an inquiry; to institute a suit
to ground or establish in principles and rudiments; to educate; to instruct
to invest with the spiritual charge of a benefice, or the care of souls
the act of instituting; institution
that which is instituted, established, or fixed, as a law, habit, or custom
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
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
the person to whom an estate is first given by destination or limitation
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.]
An institute is an organisational body created for a certain purpose.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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, -ūtum—in, in, statuĕre, to cause to stand—stāre, to stand.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'Institute' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1926
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Institute' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4364
Rank popularity for the word 'Institute' in Nouns Frequency: #809
The numerical value of Institute in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Institute in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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- معهد, أنشأArabic
- initiieren, instituieren, einführen, InstitutGerman
- opisto, käynnistää, ammattikorkeakoulu, perustaa, instituuttiFinnish
- lancer, institut, instituer, fonderFrench
- stèidheachadhScottish Gaelic
- ייסד, מכון, מוסדHebrew
- 学院, 大学Japanese
- inrätta, institutSwedish
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