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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.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)create, make

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