Definition of Instate

1. v. t. To set, place, or establish, as in a rank, office, or condition; to install; to invest; as, to instate a person in greatness or in favor.



Definition of Instate

1. Verb. (transitive) To install (someone) in office; to establish. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Instate

1. to place in office [v -STATED, -STATING, -STATES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Instate

instantiating
instantiation
instantiations
instantlie
instantly
instantness
instantnesses
instanton
instantonic
instantons
instants
instarred
instarring
instars
instate (current term)
instated
instates
instating
instaunce
instaunt
instauntly
instauration
instaurations
instaurator
instaurators
instead
instead of
insteep
instep

Literary usage of Instate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on the Law of Executors and Administrators by Edward Vaughan Williams, Roland Lomax Vaughan Williams, Joseph Fitz Randolph, William Talcott (1895)
"of a second will, itself revoking one of prior date (e), cannot re-instate the first will, even though it may be in existence at the time of the testator's ..."

2. A Digest of the Laws of England by John Comyns, Anthony Hammond (1822)
"... and other members of the society shall forthwith re-instate the complainant. The order is served upon A. and B., after they have ceased to be stewards; ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Public Offices and Officers by Floyd Russell Mechem (1890)
"... an office as between adverse claimants, quo warranto being the proper remedy.' But— § 979. Lies to instate one whose Title is clear—Where a person holds ..."

4. Antonina: Or, The Fall of Rome by Wilkie Collins (1874)
"... to strike the very remembrance of the Cross out of the memory of man; and to re-instate Paganism on her throne of sacrifices, and under her roof of gold ..."

Other Resources:

Search for Instate on Dictionary.com!Search for Instate on Thesaurus.com!Search for Instate on Google!Search for Instate on Wikipedia!

Search