verb (used with object), in·sti·tut·ed, in·sti·tut·ing.
- an institution, generally beyond the secondary school level, devoted to instruction in technical subjects, usually separate but sometimes organized as a part of a university.
- a unit within a university organized for advanced instruction and research in a relatively narrow field of subject matter.
- a short instructional program set up for a special group interested in a specialized field or subject.
- an elementary textbook of law designed for beginners.
- (initial capital letter)Also called Institutes of Justinian. an elementary treatise on Roman law in four books, forming one of the four divisions of the Corpus Juris Civilis.
Words nearby institute
Origin of institute
OTHER WORDS FROM institutere·in·sti·tute, verb (used with object), re·in·sti·tut·ed, re·in·sti·tut·ing.un·in·sti·tut·ed, adjectivewell-in·sti·tut·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for reinstitute
It seems likely that these were endeavours to reinstitute ancient privileges rather than to create new.The Customs of Old England|F. J. Snell
The proposal of M. de Laveleye to reinstitute a national dress is, for this reason, a foolish and inartistic one.
Enough of the practice and of the traditions is left to make it an easy task to reinstitute all the important parts of the custom.Domesticated Animals|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler