install vs instill :

install or instill

People conjure up visions of themselves as upgradable robots when they write things like “My Aunt Tillie tried to install the spirit of giving in my heart.” The word they are searching for is “instill.” You install equipment, you instill feelings or attitudes.

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Definitions

  • v  set up for use
    install the washer and dryer
  • v  put into an office or a position
    the new president was installed immediately after the election
  • v  place

  • v  impart gradually
    Her presence instilled faith into the children
  • v  enter drop by drop
    instill medication into my eye
  • v  produce or try to produce a vivid impression of
  • v  teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions
  • v  fill, as with a certain quality
News & Articles

  • Consumer Reports: Great Easy-to-Install Flooring
    Putting in a new floor may seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Consumer Reports says there is another option that’s easy to install, is affordable, and can go right over your existing floor.
    June 14, 2013 - NBC Miami
  • Volunteers help install Yorkville playground
    Yorkville Grade School parents and community volunteers came out by the dozens recently to help install a new playground set. The PTO purchased the equipment after several years of fundraising efforts, according to a press release. “After lots of hard work and planning, this dream is now a reality,” said PTO president Crystal Cavey, who has served on the board for six years, in the release. “YGS ...
    June 13, 2013 - The Beacon News
  • Wheeling Island must wait to install electronic table games
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Wheeling Island Casino management will probably have to wait until at least July 25 to get authorization from the state Lottery Commission to install electronic table games at the facility. Commissioners decided Tuesday that they ...
    June 12, 2013 - The Charleston Gazette