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index analyze, canvass, delve, probe

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  • Institute — In sti*tute ([i^]n st[i^]*t[=u]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Instituted} ([i^]n st[i^]*t[=u] t[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Instituting}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To set up; to establish; to ordain; as, to institute laws, rules, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inquiry — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Subject of Inquiry. Question. < N PARAG:Inquiry >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 inquiry inquiry Sgm: N 1 request request &c. 765 Sgm: N 1 search search research quest pursuit &c. 622 GRP: N 2 …   English dictionary for students

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