verb (used with object), in·stat·ed, in·stat·ing.
to put or place in a certain state or position, as in an office; install.
Obsolete. to endow with something.
Origin of instate
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Related Words for instatementadmission, baptism, beginning, commencement, debut, enrollment, entrance, inaugural, inauguration, inception, indoctrination, induction, installation, investiture, preliminaries
(tr) to place in a position or office; install
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