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English noun: institute

1. institute (group) an association organized to promote art or science or education


Broader (hypernym)association


English verb: institute

1. institute (creation) set up or lay the groundwork for


SamplesEstablish a new department.


Synonymsconstitute, establish, found, plant


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)initiate, pioneer


Narrower (hyponym)appoint, constitute, fix, name, nominate

2. institute (creation) advance or set forth in court


SamplesBring charges.
Institute proceedings.


Synonymsbring


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)create, make









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