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Institute vs. School

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The main difference between Institute and School is that the Institute is a organisational body created for a certain purpose and School is a institution designed to teach students under the direction of teachers.

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  • Institute (noun)

    An organization founded to promote a cause

    "I work in a medical research institute."

  • Institute (noun)

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

  • Institute (noun)

    The building housing such an institution

  • Institute (noun)

    The act of instituting; institution.

  • Institute (noun)

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

  • Institute (noun)

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

  • Institute (verb)

    To begin or initiate (something); to found.

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

  • Institute (verb)

    To train, instruct.

  • Institute (verb)

    To nominate; to appoint.

  • Institute (verb)

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

  • Institute (adjective)

    Established; organized; founded.

  • School (noun)

    A group of fish or a group of marine mammals such as porpoises, dolphins, or whales.

    "The divers encountered a huge school of mackerel."

  • School (noun)

    A multitude.

  • School (noun)

    An institution dedicated to teaching and learning; an educational institution.

    "Our children attend a public school in our neighborhood."

    "Harvard University is a famous American postsecondary school."

  • School (noun)

    An primary and secondary education, prior to tertiary education (college or university).

  • School (noun)

    At Eton College, a period or session of teaching.

    "Divinity, history and geography are studied for two schools per week."

  • School (noun)

    Within a larger educational institution, an organizational unit, such as a department or institute, which is dedicated to a specific subject area.

    "We are enrolled in the same university, but I attend the School of Economics and my brother is in the School of Music."

  • School (noun)

    An art movement, a community of artists.

  • School (noun)

    The followers of a particular doctrine; a particular way of thinking or particular doctrine; a school of thought.

    "These economists belong to the monetarist school."

  • School (noun)

    The time during which classes are attended or in session in an educational institution.

    "I'll see you after school."

  • School (noun)

    The room or hall in English universities where the examinations for degrees and honours are held.

  • School (noun)

    The canons, precepts, or body of opinion or practice, sanctioned by the authority of a particular class or age.

    "He was a gentleman of the old school."

  • School (noun)

    An establishment offering specialized instruction, as for driving, cooking, typing, coding, etc.

  • School (verb)

    (of fish) To form into, or travel in a school.

  • School (verb)

    To educate, teach, or train (often, but not necessarily, in a school.)

    "Many future prime ministers were schooled in Eton."

  • School (verb)

    To defeat emphatically, to teach an opponent a harsh lesson.

  • School (verb)

    To control, or compose, one's expression.

    "She took care to school her expression, not giving away any of her feelings."

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  • Institute

    Established; organized; founded.

  • Institute

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

  • Institute

    To originate and establish; to found; to organize; as, to institute a court, or a society.

  • Institute

    To nominate; to appoint.

  • Institute

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

  • Institute

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

  • Institute

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

  • Institute (noun)

    The act of instituting; institution.

  • Institute (noun)

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

  • Institute (noun)

    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.

  • Institute (noun)

    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.

  • Institute (noun)

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

  • School (noun)

    A shoal; a multitude; as, a school of fish.

  • School (noun)

    A place for learned intercourse and instruction; an institution for learning; an educational establishment; a place for acquiring knowledge and mental training; as, the school of the prophets.

  • School (noun)

    A place of primary instruction; an establishment for the instruction of children; as, a primary school; a common school; a grammar school.

  • School (noun)

    A session of an institution of instruction.

  • School (noun)

    One of the seminaries for teaching logic, metaphysics, and theology, which were formed in the Middle Ages, and which were characterized by academical disputations and subtilties of reasoning.

  • School (noun)

    The room or hall in English universities where the examinations for degrees and honors are held.

  • School (noun)

    An assemblage of scholars; those who attend upon instruction in a school of any kind; a body of pupils.

  • School (noun)

    The disciples or followers of a teacher; those who hold a common doctrine, or accept the same teachings; a sect or denomination in philosophy, theology, science, medicine, politics, etc.

  • School (noun)

    The canons, precepts, or body of opinion or practice, sanctioned by the authority of a particular class or age; as, he was a gentleman of the old school.

  • School (noun)

    Figuratively, any means of knowledge or discipline; as, the school of experience.

  • School

    To train in an institution of learning; to educate at a school; to teach.

  • School

    To tutor; to chide and admonish; to reprove; to subject to systematic discipline; to train.

Webster Dictionary
  • Institute (noun)

    an association organized to promote art or science or education

  • Institute (verb)

    set up or lay the groundwork for;

    "establish a new department"

  • Institute (verb)

    avance or set forth in court;

    "bring charges"

    "institute proceedings"

  • School (noun)

    an educational institution;

    "the school was founded in 1900"

  • School (noun)

    a building where young people receive education;

    "the school was built in 1932"

    "he walked to school every morning"

  • School (noun)

    the process of being formally educated at a school;

    "what will you do when you finish school?"

  • School (noun)

    an educational institution's faculty and students;

    "the school keeps parents informed"

    "the whole school turned out for the game"

  • School (noun)

    the period of instruction in a school; the time period when schools is in session;

    "stay after school"

    "he didn't miss a single day of school"

    "when the school day was done we would walk home together"

  • School (noun)

    a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers;

    "the Venetian school of painting"

  • School (noun)

    a large group of fish;

    "a school of small glittering fish swam by"

  • School (verb)

    educate in or as if in a school;

    "The children are schooled at great cost to their parents in private institutions"

  • School (verb)

    train to be discriminative in taste or judgment;

    "Cultivate your musical taste"

    "Train your tastebuds"

    "She is well schooled in poetry"

  • School (verb)

    swim in or form a large group of fish;

    "A cluster of schooling fish was attracted to the bait"

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