Complete Definition of "instill"

English

Alternative spellings
instil UK

Pronunciation
IPA|/ɪnËstɪl/, SAMPA|/In"stIl/

Etymology
From L. instillare.

Verb
en-verb

  1. To cause a quality to become part of someone's nature.

#:It is important to instill discipline in a child at a early age.

See also
infuse

Translations
trans-top|To cause a quality to become part of someone's nature
Finnish: iskostaa, juurruttaa
trans-mid
French: inculquer
trans-bottom

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