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institute

in·sti·tute

institute

 
 
pronunciation:
In stih tut
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: instituted, institutes, instituting
definition 1: to bring into being or set in operation.
The new supervisor instituted a way to get the work done more quickly.
synonyms:
establish, found, start
similar words:
constitute, create, develop, ground, impose, inaugurate, organize, set
definition 2: to begin or initiate.
The principal has already instituted the new dress code, so you can get in trouble for wearing that.
synonyms:
commence, initiate, introduce, start
similar words:
generate, impose, inaugurate, launch, originate, set
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an organization set up to provide a service or support a cause.
My mother is an active member of an institute for women's rights.
synonyms:
institution
similar words:
association, foundation, organization, society
definition 2: a college teaching a special subject matter, such as art or technology.
He is a ballet student at an institute of fine arts.
similar words:
college, school
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