What does Institute mean?

Definitions for Institute
ˈɪn stɪˌtut, -ˌtyutInsti·tute

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. instituteverb

    an association organized to promote art or science or education

  2. establish, found, plant, constitute, instituteverb

    set up or lay the groundwork for

    "establish a new department"

  3. institute, bringverb

    advance or set forth in court

    "bring charges", "institute proceedings"

Wiktionary

  1. institutenoun

    An organization founded to promote a cause

    I work in a medical research institute.

  2. institutenoun

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

  3. institutenoun

    The building housing such an institution

  4. instituteverb

    To begin or initiate (something).

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

  5. instituteverb

    To train, instruct.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Institute

    established; organized; founded

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Instituteverb

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  3. Instituteverb

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  4. Instituteverb

    to nominate; to appoint

    Etymology: [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.]

  5. Instituteverb

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  6. Instituteverb

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  7. Instituteverb

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  8. Instituteadjective

    the act of instituting; institution

    Etymology: [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.]

  9. Instituteadjective

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  10. Instituteadjective

    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

    Etymology: [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.]

  11. Institutenoun

    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

    Etymology: [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.]

  12. Institutenoun

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

    Etymology: [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.]

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  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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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

Examples of Institute in a Sentence

  1. Elizabeth Karlsen:

    The collaboration with the BFI, who have a clear mandate to promote gender equality and the Geena Davis Institute ... provides a much needed platform from which to incite change.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Salute to Mumbai University! I had just turned 15, when I joined University of Mumbai, where I obtained my first two Degrees - B.Sc. (Hons) in Chemistry & Physics, and B.Sc. (Tech) in Chemical Engineering and Polymer Technology. I consider myself to be very fortunate and highly honored to study at the most prestigious institutes of University of Mumbai; Elphinstone College, Institute of Science, and UDCT. University of Mumbai was then known as Bombay University, since her inception in 1857 during the British rule, For me, it was really an awesome experience, full of grace and elegance, to walk through the great corridors of Bombay University buildings, or to enter those excellent libraries of Elphinstone College or Institute of Science (a.k.a. RIS) or UDCT. I have millions of fond and precious memories of my student years at University of Mumbai, involving many magical moments of my best teen years. My heartfelt salute to University of Mumbai, one of the best Universities in the world, and my favorite alma mater. Keep it up, University of Mumbai. We are proud of you - always!

  3. Joe Biden:

    They have a very different view of our relationship with Europe, and although there's a lot of changes we have to make in that world order to accommodate the changes that have taken place in the last 70 years, we believe very strongly at the Biden Institute that it's not to throw out, throw out the liberal world order, the worst thing in the world we can have is this new naked nationalism America first. I believe making America first, in the way we're doing it, will make America last.

  4. Peter Daszak:

    I just wanted to say a personal thank you on behalf of our staff and collaborators, for publicly standing up and stating that the scientific evidence supports a natural origin for COVID-19 from a bat-to-human spillover, not a lab release from the Wuhan Institute of Virology.

  5. The FDA:

    We are continuing to adapt our approach based on real-world experience and data and so, as The FDA has authorized more antibody tests and validation data have become available, including through the capability at National Cancer Institute, the careful balancing of risks and benefits has shifted from where The FDA was in mid-March.

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