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instituting


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Institute  \In"sti*tute\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Instituted};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Instituting}.] 
  1.  To  set  up  to  establish;  to  ordain;  as  to  institute  laws, 
  rules  etc 
 
  2.  To  originate  and  establish;  to  found  to  organize;  as  to 
  institute  a  court,  or  a  society. 
 
  Whenever  any  from  of  government  becomes  destructive 
  of  these  ends  it  is  the  right  of  the  people  to  alter 
  or  to  abolish  it  and  to  institute  a  new  government. 
  --Jefferson 
  (Decl.  of 
  Indep.  ). 
 
  3.  To  nominate;  to  appoint.  [Obs.] 
 
  We  institute  your  Grace  To  be  our  regent  in  these 
  parts  of  France.  --Shak. 
 
  4.  To  begin;  to  commence;  to  set  on  foot;  as  to  institute  an 
  inquiry;  to  institute  a  suit. 
 
  And  haply  institute  A  course  of  learning  and 
  ingenious  studies.  --Shak. 
 
  5.  To  ground  or  establish  in  principles  and  rudiments;  to 
  educate;  to  instruct.  [Obs.] 
 
  If  children  were  early  instituted,  knowledge  would 
  insensibly  insinuate  itself  --Dr.  H.  More 
 
  6.  (Eccl.  Law)  To  invest  with  the  spiritual  charge  of  a 
  benefice,  or  the  care  of  souls.  --Blackstone. 
 
  Syn:  To  originate;  begin;  commence;  establish;  found  erect; 
  organize;  appoint;  ordain. 




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