Synonyms for Institute:

n.

alma mater, academe, graduate school, community college, faculty, grad school, organize, academia, business school. catalyze, bring about, start-off, trigger, set off, open. get off, approach, undertake, set out, kick off, lead off, take on, embark, take up, set-to, set about, enter. edict, canon, prescription, ordinance, precept, rule, regulation, decree, law. institute (noun)
constitute, bring, plant, found, establish.
law; custom (noun)
edict, decree, precept, regulation, rule, ordinance.
school (noun)
college, class, school, high school, preschool, university, schoolroom, classroom, collegiate.

v.

begin; put into operation (verb)
establish, organize, commence, start, found, constitute, create, induct, originate, introduce, open, initiate, inaugurate.
creation (verb)
constitute, bring, plant, found, establish.
originate (verb)
introduce, induct, hatch, produce, create, inaugurate, conceive, generate, initiate, originate, start, commence, begin, invent.

Other synonyms:

alma mater, academia, community college, graduate school, grad school, academe, business school. embark, decree, precept, ordinance, organize, regulation, prescription, edict, faculty. canon. undertake. approach, rule. enter, law. begin
set about, trigger, introduce.
establish
establish.

Usage examples for institute

  1. But, though the Institute of Mechanical Engineers would certainly not own me, I am not sure that I have not all along been a sort of mechanical engineer in partibus infidelium. – Autobiography and Selected Essays by Thomas Henry Huxley
  2. This the Institute thank the kind fates, has done. – Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie
  3. Call in a physician very early and institute proper treatment. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler