instate Republicans insist that O'Donnell is focused on doing local media and appealing to the state's voters.
They expressed a cordial readiness to instate him in the position which his father had occupied.
Alternatively, the state can instate an efficient court system, aided by active law enforcement agencies.
"to put someone in a certain state or condition," c.1600, from in + state (n.1). Related: Instated; instating.