What does Institute mean?

Definitions for Institute
ˈɪn stɪˌtut, -ˌtyutIn·sti·tute

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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

    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. Institute(verb)

    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. Institute(verb)

    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. Institute(verb)

    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. Institute(verb)

    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. Institute(verb)

    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. Institute(verb)

    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. Institute(adj)

    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. Institute(adj)

    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. 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

    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. 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

    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. Institute(noun)

    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. Donald Trump:

    GeneralJohn Kellymay be trying to institute military-style discipline in the West Wing, but that has n’t put a stop to the civil war happening over President Donald Trump’s National Security Council. If anything, the dawning of the John Kelly era may have accelerated that war. The national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, has removed three NSC aides loyal to Trump aideSteve Bannonin the last three weeks. Bannon allies inside and outside the administration have fired back, starting rumors that McMaster is on his way out the door and documenting the Army general’s deviations from President Donald Trump. The latest move against Bannonites came Wednesday when McMaster fired the NSC’s senior director for intelligence, Ezra Cohen-Watnick. McMaster’s previous attempt to remove Ezra Cohen-Watnick from the staff had been blocked by Bannon and President Donald Trump himself. … Meanwhile, Bannon’s allies outside White House are trying to put the squeeze on McMaster. On Wednesday, radio hostLaura Ingrahamtweeteda months-old article from theNew York Timesabout McMaster’s ‘ break with the administration on Islam. ’.

  2. Chuck Collins:

    Senator Sanders was accurately using information that we provided, so we at Institute for Policy Studies are responsible for the error.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    There is no university,college,institute, academy or school, which could impart an education that can make a fool a wise until that pupil be truly nice.

  4. Megan Lagesse:

    We’ve had a lot of folksfrom across multiple industriesincluding consumers, media and associations like The Beer Institute reach out to praise the initiative and say it’s long overdue, this has been a passion project for us that’s been in the works for awhile so we're thrilled to see it come to life alongside our partners at Pexels and Unsplash.Diversity and inclusion is really important to us so Megan Lagesse ’ll start to see more in that area soon as part of our Elevate program.

  5. Lloyd Doggett:

    Because this request was delayed until April and no legal action has yet been filed to get the returns, it is certain we won't get them this year and perhaps (will face) some challenge to even get them with favorable expedited rulings by the time this Congress ends, that and the total obstruction by Trump have convinced me that we need to institute an impeachment inquiry.

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