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Institute vs. Association

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Institutenoun

An organization founded to promote a cause

‘I work in a medical research institute.’;

Associationnoun

The act of associating.

Institutenoun

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

Associationnoun

The state of being associated; a connection to or an affiliation with something.

Institutenoun

The building housing such an institution

Associationnoun

(statistics) Any relationship between two measured quantities that renders them statistically dependent (but not necessarily causal or a correlation).

Institutenoun

(obsolete) The act of instituting; institution.

Associationnoun

A group of persons associated for a common purpose; an organization; society.

Institutenoun

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

Associationnoun

(object-oriented programming) Relationship between classes of objects that allows one object instance to cause another to perform an action on its behalf.

Institutenoun

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

Associationnoun

The act of associating, or state of being associated; union; connection, whether of persons of things.

‘Self-denial is a kind of holy association with God.’;

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.’;

Associationnoun

Mental connection, or that which is mentally linked or associated with a thing.

‘Words . . . must owe their powers association.’; ‘Why should . . . the holiest words, with all their venerable associations, be profaned?’;

Instituteverb

To train, instruct.

Associationnoun

Union of persons in a company or society for some particular purpose; as, the American Association for the Advancement of Science; a benevolent association. Specifically, as among the Congregationalists, a society, consisting of a number of ministers, generally the pastors of neighboring churches, united for promoting the interests of religion and the harmony of the churches.

Instituteverb

To nominate; to appoint.

Associationnoun

a formal organization of people or groups of people;

‘he joined the Modern Language Association’;

Instituteverb

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

Associationnoun

the act of consorting with or joining with others;

‘you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association’;

Instituteadjective

(obsolete) Established; organized; founded.

Associationnoun

the state of being connected together as in memory or imagination;

‘his association of his father with being beaten was too strong to break’;

Institute

Established; organized; founded.

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

Associationnoun

a social or business relationship;

‘a valuable financial affiliation’; ‘he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team’; ‘many close associations with England’;

Instituteverb

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

Associationnoun

the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination;

‘conditioning is a form of learning by association’;

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.’;

Associationnoun

a relation resulting from interaction or dependence;

‘flints were found in association with the prehistoric remains of the bear’; ‘the host is not always injured by association with a parasite’;

Instituteverb

To nominate; to appoint.

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

Associationnoun

(chemistry) any process of combination (especially in solution) that depends on relatively weak chemical bonding

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.’;

Associationnoun

(ecology) a group of organisms (plants and animals) that live together in a certain geographical region and constitute a community with a few dominant species

Instituteverb

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

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

Instituteverb

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

Institutenoun

The act of instituting; institution.

Institutenoun

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

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.’;

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.

Institutenoun

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

Institutenoun

an association organized to promote art or science or education

Instituteverb

set up or lay the groundwork for;

‘establish a new department’;

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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