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Institute vs. Academy

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Institutenoun

An organization founded to promote a cause

‘I work in a medical research institute.’;

Academynoun

The garden where Plato taught.

Institutenoun

An institution of learning; a college, especially for technical subjects

Academynoun

Plato's philosophical system based on skepticism; Plato's followers.

Institutenoun

The building housing such an institution

Academynoun

An institution for the study of higher learning; a college or a university; typically a private school.

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Institutenoun

(obsolete) The act of instituting; institution.

Academynoun

A school or place of training in which some special art is taught.

‘the military academy at West Point; a riding academy; the Academy of Music.; a music academy; a language academy’;

Institutenoun

(obsolete) That which is instituted, established, or fixed, such as a law, habit, or custom.

Academynoun

A society of learned people united for the advancement of the arts and sciences, and literature, or some particular art or science.

‘the French Academy; the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; academies of literature and philology.’;

Institutenoun

The person to whom an estate is first given by destination or limitation.

Academynoun

(obsolete) The knowledge disseminated in an Academy.

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Instituteverb

(transitive) To begin or initiate (something); to found.

‘He instituted the new policy of having children walk through a metal detector to enter school.’;

Academynoun

Academia.

Instituteverb

To train, instruct.

Academynoun

A body of established opinion in a particular field, regarded as authoritative.

Instituteverb

To nominate; to appoint.

Academynoun

A school directly funded by central government, independent of local control.

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Instituteverb

To invest with the spiritual charge of a benefice, or the care of souls.

Academynoun

A garden or grove near Athens (so named from the hero Academus), where Plato and his followers held their philosophical conferences; hence, the school of philosophy of which Plato was head.

Instituteadjective

(obsolete) Established; organized; founded.

Academynoun

An institution for the study of higher learning; a college or a university. Popularly, a school, or seminary of learning, holding a rank between a college and a common school.

Institute

Established; organized; founded.

‘They have but few laws. For to a people so instruct and institute, very few to suffice.’;

Academynoun

A place of training; a school.

Instituteverb

To set up; to establish; to ordain; as, to institute laws, rules, etc.

Academynoun

A society of learned men united for the advancement of the arts and sciences, and literature, or some particular art or science; as, the French Academy; the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; academies of literature and philology.

Instituteverb

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.’;

Academynoun

A school or place of training in which some special art is taught; as, the military academy at West Point; a riding academy; the Academy of Music.

Instituteverb

To nominate; to appoint.

‘We institute your GraceTo be our regent in these parts of France.’;

Academynoun

a secondary school (usually private)

Instituteverb

To begin; to commence; to set on foot; as, to institute an inquiry; to institute a suit.

‘And haply instituteA course of learning and ingenious studies.’;

Academynoun

an institution for the advancement of art or science or literature

Instituteverb

To ground or establish in principles and rudiments; to educate; to instruct.

‘If children were early instituted, knowledge would insensibly insinuate itself.’;

Academynoun

a school for special training

Instituteverb

To invest with the spiritual charge of a benefice, or the care of souls.

Academynoun

a learned establishment for the advancement of knowledge

Institutenoun

The act of instituting; institution.

Academynoun

a place of study or training in a special field

‘a police academy’;

Institutenoun

That which is instituted, established, or fixed, as a law, habit, or custom.

Academynoun

a place of study

‘he was educated privately at academies in Margate’;

Institutenoun

Hence: An elementary and necessary principle; a precept, maxim, or rule, recognized as established and authoritative; usually in the plural, a collection of such principles and precepts; esp., a comprehensive summary of legal principles and decisions; as, the Institutes of Justinian; Coke's Institutes of the Laws of England. Cf. Digest, n.

‘They made a sort of institute and digest of anarchy.’; ‘To make the Stoics' institutes thy own.’;

Academynoun

(in England) an inner-city school which is funded by the government and sometimes also by a private individual or organization but is not controlled by the local authority.

Institutenoun

An institution; a society established for the promotion of learning, art, science, etc.; a college; as, the Institute of Technology; The Massachusetts Institute of Technology; also, a building owned or occupied by such an institute; as, the Cooper Institute.

Academynoun

a secondary school, in the US typically a private one

‘Mark left St Andrews Academy with five highers, and studied maths at Glasgow University’;

Institutenoun

The person to whom an estate is first given by destination or limitation.

Academynoun

the teaching school founded by Plato.

Institutenoun

an association organized to promote art or science or education

Academynoun

a society or institution of distinguished scholars and artists or scientists that aims to promote and maintain standards in its particular field

‘the Royal Academy of Arts’;

Instituteverb

set up or lay the groundwork for;

‘establish a new department’;

Academy

An academy (Attic Greek: Ἀκαδήμεια; Koine Greek Ἀκαδημία) is an institution of secondary or tertiary higher learning, research, or honorary membership. The name traces back to Plato's school of philosophy, founded approximately 385 BC at Akademia, a sanctuary of Athena, the goddess of wisdom and skill, north of Athens, Greece.

Instituteverb

avance or set forth in court;

‘bring charges’; ‘institute proceedings’;

Institute

An institute is an organisational body created for a certain purpose. They are often research organisations (research institutes) created to do research on specific topics.

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