verb (used with object), in·stilled, in·stil·ling.
Examples from the Web for instil
Their shadow seems to rest where she gazes, and to instil peace and thought.Shirley|Charlotte Bront
Both tended to instil into the master pride and the power of command.Patrician and Plebeian|Thomas J. Wertenbaker
And we want to instil the principles by which the nation lives.
Unluckily for Athens, Socrates was not able to instil strong principles of virtue into the mind of the versatile Alcibiades.Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15)|Charles Morris
It is necessary to explain and to instil into the masses the idea that freedom has been granted to everyone.The Russian Turmoil|Anton Ivanovich Denikin