verb (used with object), in·stat·ed, in·stat·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM instatein·state·ment, nounun·in·stat·ed, adjective
Words nearby instate
Example sentences from the Web for instate
Instate Republicans insist that O'Donnell is focused on doing local media and appealing to the state's voters.
They expressed a cordial readiness to instate him in the position which his father had occupied.Alexander the Great|Jacob Abbott
Alternatively, the state can instate an efficient court system, aided by active law enforcement agencies.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
British Dictionary definitions for instate
Derived forms of instateinstatement, noun
Idioms and Phrases with instate
With pomp and ceremony, as in The foreign leaders were dining in state at the White House. This expression, dating from the late 1600s, also appears in lie in state, said of a dead body ceremoniously exposed to public view before being interred. This latter usage, dating from about 1700, is generally confined to important public figures, as in His Majesty lay in state in the palace.