To bring into existence formally
To go about the initial step in doing (something)
A principle governing affairs within or among political units
The institute had 55 instructors and 650 students in 1910.
They institute legal protection for copyrights, patents, and trademarks.
The town possesses a literary and scientific institute (1850).
Peter had already determined to institute a most searching inquisition in order to get at the bottom of the mystery of the flight.
In 1905 the institute took up the work of rural school extension.