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
Example sentences from the Web for instate
“I like to dress up,” said ex-player Grant Hill, shortly after the rule was instated.NBA Players Are Wearing Sweatpants Again, but Now They Cost $550|Sujay Kumar|November 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She was conducted to London, and instated in at least the semblance of power.
He sent for Matilda to come and join him, and instated her in his palace as Queen of England.William the Conqueror|Jacob Abbott
And now that the time had arrived, she instated him solemnly in his office.
Beaumarchais early in the proceedings had summarily dropped Lee from his confidence and instated Deane in the vacancy.Benjamin Franklin|John Torrey Morse, Jr.
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.