Synonyms for institute

Synonyms for (noun) institute

Synonyms: institute

Definition: an association organized to promote art or science or education

Similar words: association

Definition: a formal organization of people or groups of people

Usage: he joined the Modern Language Association

Synonyms for (verb) institute

Synonyms: bring, institute

Definition: advance or set forth in court

Usage: bring charges, institute proceedings

Similar words: make, create

Definition: make or cause to be or to become

Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor

Synonyms: plant, establish, found, constitute, institute

Definition: set up or lay the groundwork for

Usage: establish a new department

Similar words: initiate, pioneer

Definition: take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of

Usage: This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants

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