I quote from a letter of Mr. Blyth's with respect to the institutes of Manu.
I had not imagined that the institutes of Calvin were still a serious 248 matter.
The institutes and the Digest were translated Jurisprudence.
He offers sacrifices; he institutes ceremonies and observances.
An immense impulse was given to the history of Roman law by the discovery of the institutes of Gaius in 1816.
They manage things better at the museums and the institutes.
The institutes, which contain the elements or first principles of the Roman law, in four books.
As an educator she began her public work at teachers' institutes.
Philanthropists don't give their lives, they give their names—have 'em carved in stone over their institutes and libraries.
Teachers and others meeting them at institutes do well as our agents.
early 14c., "to establish in office, appoint," from Latin institutus, past participle of instituere "to set up," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + statuere "establish, to cause to stand," from PIE root *sta- "to stand," with derivatives meaning "place or thing that is standing" (see stet). General sense of "set up, found, introduce" first attested late 15c. Related: Instituted; instituting.
1510s, "purpose, design," from institute (v.). From 1540s as "an established law." The sense of "organization, society" is from 1828, borrowed from French Institut national des Sciences et des Arts, established 1795 to replace the royal academies, from Latin institutum, neuter past participle of instituere.