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institute

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of institute

  1. 1 a group of persons formally joined together for some common interest <founded an institute to combat the cruel treatment of animals> Synonyms board, brotherhood, chamber, club, college, congress, consortium, council, fellowship, fraternity, guild (also gild), association, institution, league, order, organization, society, sodalityRelated Words collective, commune, community, cooperative; alliance, bloc, camp, coalition, partnership; body, cadre, group; circle, clan, clique, coterie, junta, junto, klatch (also klatsch), lot, set; crew, outfit, party, squad, team; branch, chapter, local; faithful, fold, membership; sisterhood, sorority; cabal, camarilla, camorra, confederacy, conspiracy; band, gang, ring; cartel, combine, syndicate

  2. 2 a public organization with a particular purpose or function <a scientific institute researching a cure for cancer> Synonyms establishment, foundation, institutionRelated Words body, collective, group; corporation, enterprise; charity, philanthropy; think tank




institute

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of institute

  1. to be responsible for the creation and early operation or use of <Elizabeth Cady Stanton is generally credited with instituting the women's-rights movement in 1848> Synonyms begin, constitute, establish, inaugurate, initiate, innovate, found, introduce, launch, pioneer, plant, set up, startRelated Words author, father, originate; conceive, concoct, contrive, cook (up), create, devise, fabricate, invent, make up, manufacture, produce, think (up); construct, put up; develop, enlarge, expand; endow, finance, fund, subsidize; arrange, organize, systematize, systemize; refound, reinitiate, reinstitute, relaunchNear Antonyms abolish, annihilate, annul, nullify; end, finish, halt, stop, terminate; round (off or out), wind up, wrap upAntonyms close (down), phase out, shut (up)





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