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Definition of Institute


  1. Established; organized; founded.
  2. To set up; to establish; to ordain; as, to institute laws, rules, etc.
  3. To originate and establish; to found; to organize; as, to institute a court, or a society.
  4. To nominate; to appoint.
  5. To begin; to commence; to set on foot; as, to institute an inquiry; to institute a suit.
  6. To ground or establish in principles and rudiments; to educate; to instruct.
  7. To invest with the spiritual charge of a benefice, or the care of souls.
  8. The act of instituting; institution.
  9. That which is instituted, established, or fixed, as a law, habit, or custom.
  10. 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. 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. The person to whom an estate is first given by destination or limitation.

Institute Quotations

We have to look and ensure that we're paying attention to what we're doing, so that we don't reflexively institute processes and procedures that exclude people without thought.
Sonia Sotomayor

The chef that grew up with the grandma who cooks tends to always beat the chef that went to the culinary institute. It's in the blood.
Gary Vaynerchuk

As we say in the American Institute of Wine and Food, small helpings, no seconds. A little bit of everything. No snacking. And have a good time.
Julia Child

It is sometimes easier to head an institute for the study of child guidance than it is to turn one brat into a decent human being.
Joseph Wood Krutch

One of the most important secret societies of the 20th century is called the Round Table. It is based in Britain with branches across the world. It is the Round Table that ultimately orchestrates the network of the Bilderberg Group, Council on Foreign Relations, Trilateral Commission and the Royal Institute of International Affairs.
David Icke
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Institute Translations

institute in Afrikaans is inrigting, instituut
institute in Dutch is gesticht, instituut, inrichting
institute in French is instituez, instituons, instituer, instituent
institute in Latin is instituo
institute in Norwegian is institutt, opprette
institute in Portuguese is instituto
institute in Swedish is instifta, institut
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