institute


institute
{{11}}institute (n.) 1510s, "purpose, design," from INSTITUTE (Cf. institute) (v.). From 1540s as "an established law." The sense of "organization, society" is from 1828, borrowed from French Institut national des Sciences et des Arts, established 1795 to replace the royal academies, from L. institutum, neut. pp. of instituere.
{{12}}institute (v.) early 14c., "to establish in office, appoint," from L. institutus, pp. of instituere "to set up," from in- "in" (see IN- (Cf. in-) (2)) + statuere "establish, to cause to stand," from PIE root *sta- "to stand," with derivatives meaning "place or thing that is standing" (see STET (Cf. stet)). General sense of "set up, found, introduce" first attested late 15c. Related: Instituted; instituting.

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  • Institute — In sti*tute, n. [L. institutum: cf. F. institut. See {Institute}, v. t. & a.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of instituting; institution. [Obs.] Water sanctified by Christ s institute. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is instituted, established,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Institute — In sti*tute ([i^]n st[i^]*t[=u]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Instituted} ([i^]n st[i^]*t[=u] t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Instituting}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To set up; to establish; to ordain; as, to institute laws, rules, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • institute — in·sti·tute 1 vt tut·ed, tut·ing 1: to establish in a particular position or office; specif in the civil law of Louisiana: to appoint as heir see also instituted heir at heir 2: to get started …   Law dictionary

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  • institute — institute, institution Both words are used with reference to organizations and societies set up to pursue some specific literary, scientific, legal, or social purpose, and choice usually depends on the form already used for a particular name. The …   Modern English usage

  • Institute — In sti*tute ([i^]n st[i^]*t[=u]t), p. a. [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}.] Established; organized; founded. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] They… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • institute — [n1] law; custom convention, decree, decretum, doctrine, dogma, edict, establishment, fixture, habit, maxim, ordinance, practice, precedent, precept, prescript, principle, regulation, rite, ritual, rule, statute, tenet, tradition; concepts… …   New thesaurus

  • institute — [in′stə to͞ot΄, in′stətyo͞ot΄] vt. instituted, instituting [< L institutus, pp. of instituere, to set up, erect, construct < in , in, on + statuere, to cause to stand, set up, place: see STATUTE] 1. to set up; establish; found; introduce 2 …   English World dictionary

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