Recently President Obama instituted a no-fly zone over parts of Libya—a gamble that puts many American pilots at serious risk.
He instituted the triangle offense that had an enormous positive impact on Jordan.
The adapted course is set to be instituted in high schools nationwide this fall.
He confirmed it was instituted in 2006, five years after the charter first opened.
Both have instituted cuts on the order of 20 percent for every household.
The feast of the Oschophoria, or of carrying boughs, which to this day the Athenians celebrate, was instituted by Theseus.
It need hardly be said that a searching inquiry was instituted.
When during the Second Punic War a gild of poets was instituted, this too had its meeting-place in the same temple.
This style of promenading has been instituted by the young lovers of Southern towns.
When in power he instituted tax and land reforms and radically altered the legal system.
early 14c., "to establish in office, appoint," from Latin institutus, past participle of instituere "to set up," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + statuere "establish, to cause to stand," from PIE root *sta- "to stand," with derivatives meaning "place or thing that is standing" (see stet). General sense of "set up, found, introduce" first attested late 15c. Related: Instituted; instituting.
1510s, "purpose, design," from institute (v.). From 1540s as "an established law." The sense of "organization, society" is from 1828, borrowed from French Institut national des Sciences et des Arts, established 1795 to replace the royal academies, from Latin institutum, neuter past participle of instituere.