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Definition 1: an association organized to promote art or science or education - [noun denoting group]

(institute is a kind of ...) a formal organization of people or groups of people

"he joined the Modern Language Association"

Definition 2: advance or set forth in court - [verb of creation]

Samples where institute or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bring charges
  • institute proceedings

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(institute is a kind of ...) make or cause to be or to become

"make a mess in one's office" "create a furor"

Definition 3: set up or lay the groundwork for - [verb of creation]

Samples where institute or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • establish a new department

Synonyms for institute in the sense of this definition

(institute is a kind of ...) take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of

"This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"

(... is a kind of institute ) set or place definitely

"Let's fix the date for the party!"

(... is a kind of institute ) create and charge with a task or function

"nominate a committee"

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