Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » I » Installment Debt ... Insufficient

INSTITUTE

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does institute mean? 

INSTITUTE (noun)
  The noun INSTITUTE has 1 sense:

1. an association organized to promote art or science or education

  Familiarity information: INSTITUTE used as a noun is very rare.


INSTITUTE (verb)
  The verb INSTITUTE has 2 senses:

1. set up or lay the groundwork for
2. advance or set forth in court

  Familiarity information: INSTITUTE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INSTITUTE (noun)


Sense 1institute [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An association organized to promote art or science or education

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("institute" is a kind of...):

association (a formal organization of people or groups of people)


INSTITUTE (verb)


Sense 1institute [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Set up or lay the groundwork for

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Synonyms:

institute; establish; found; plant; constitute

Context example:

establish a new department

Hypernyms (to "institute" is one way to...):

initiate; pioneer (take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "institute"):

fix (set or place definitely)

appoint; constitute; name; nominate (create and charge with a task or function)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


Sense 2institute [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Advance or set forth in court

Classified under:

Verbs of sewing, baking, painting, performing

Synonyms:

institute; bring

Context examples:

bring charges / institute proceedings

Hypernyms (to "institute" is one way to...):

create; make (make or cause to be or to become)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"My Son is my Son 'til he takes him a Wife, my Daughter's my Daughter all her life." (English proverb)

"It is easy to be brave from a distance." (Native American proverb, Omaha)

"Whoever works, he will eat." (Armenian proverb)

"A horse aged thirty: don't add any more years." (Corsican proverb)

 INSTITUTE: related words searches 

 Related FAQs: 

Page delivered in 0.0989 seconds