What does the word institute mean?

Usage examples for institute

  1. W. 's personal friends were principally Orleanists and the literary element of Paris- his colleagues at the Institute. – My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879 by Mary King Waddington
  2. 11. Give an account of the Raleigh institute for colored people? – School History of North Carolina by John W. Moore
  3. Mannheim was well aware that Stanton had been in the habit of leaving the Institute for long walks during the evenings, but this was the first time he had been gone for twenty- four hours. – Anything You Can Do ... by Gordon Randall Garrett