verb (used with object), instated, instating.
to put or place in a certain state or position, as in an office; install.
Obsolete. to endow with something.
(transitive) to place in a position or office; install
1670s, from instate + -ment.
“to put someone in a certain state or condition,” c.1600, from in + state (n.1). Related: Instated; instating.
[in stah-too kwoh; English in stey-tyoo kwoh, stach-oo] /ɪn ˈstɑ tu ˈkwoʊ; English ɪn ˈsteɪ tyu ˈkwoʊ, ˈstætʃ u/ adverb, Latin. 1. in the state in which (anything was or is).
[in-staw-rey-shuh n] /ˌɪn stɔˈreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. renewal; restoration; renovation; repair. 2. Obsolete. an act of instituting something; establishment. /ˌɪnstɔːˈreɪʃən/ noun 1. (rare) restoration or renewal
[stey] /steɪ/ Chiefly Nautical noun 1. any of various strong ropes or wires for steadying masts, funnels, etc. verb (used with object), stayed, staying. 2. to support or secure with a stay or stays: to stay a mast. 3. to put (a ship) on the other tack. verb (used without object), stayed, staying. 4. (of […]
[in-sted] /ɪnˈstɛd/ adverb 1. as a substitute or replacement; in the place or stead of someone or something: We ordered tea but were served coffee instead. 2. in preference; as a preferred or accepted alternative: The city has its pleasures, but she wished instead for the quiet of country life. Idioms 3. instead of, in […]