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Institute

Institute

WordNet



noun


(1)   An association organized to promote art or science or education

verb


(2)   Advance or set forth in court
"Bring charges", "institute proceedings"
(3)   Set up or lay the groundwork for
"Establish a new department"
Wiktonary



Etymology

  • , from institutus (past participle of instituere)
  • (Noun) From the name of the French Institut National des Sciences et des Arts

Noun


  1. An organization founded to promote a cause
    I work in a medical research institute.
  2. An institution of learning; a college, especially for technical subjects
  3. The building housing such an institution

Verb



  1. to begin or initiate something
    "He instituted the new policy of having children walk through a metal detector to enter school."