NounInstitute (plural Institutes)
- An organization founded to promote a cause
- I work in a medical research institute.
- An institution of learning; a college, especially for technical subjects
- The building housing such an institution
- (transitive) to begin or initiate something
- He instituted the new policy of having children walk through a metal detector to enter school.
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- Institute in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- Institute in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- Institute at OneLook Dictionary Search
- vocative masculine singular of institūtus