instill
Pronunciation
  • (British, America) IPA: /ɪnˈstɪl/
Verb

instill (instills, present participle instilling; past and past participle instilled)

  1. To cause a quality to become part of someone's nature.
    It is important to instill discipline in a child at an early age.
  2. To pour in (medicine, for example) drop by drop.
Translations Translations
  • French: instiller
  • Russian: влива́ть по капля
  • Spanish: instilar



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