• Definition for "instill"
    • To present by steady, persistent attempts; implant: "Morality…
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instill definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To present by steady, persistent attempts; implant: "Morality . . . is instilled within their thoughts” ( Thomas Jefferson).
    • To put in (medication, including) drop by fall.
    • To drop in; to put in visit drop.
    • To infuse (understanding or attitudes) into the mind of another, slowly or gradually; to provide gradually; to cause becoming imbibed.
  • verb:
    • To cause an excellent in order to become part of someone's nature.
    • To put in (medicine, for instance) stop by fall.
    • produce or attempt to create a vivid impression of
    • enter stop by drop
    • impart gradually
    • fill, just like a specific quality
    • teach and impress by regular repetitions or admonitions
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