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Synonyms for instill

to fix (an idea, for example) in someone's mind by reemphasis and repetition

Synonyms for instill

impart gradually

enter drop by drop


produce or try to produce a vivid impression of

teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions

Related Words

fill, as with a certain quality

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In an interview, Inton said the Task Force plans to implement the systematic lining up of passengers on loading and unloading areas and terminals to instill order and discipline among commuters.
Earlier, Briones stressed the need to strengthen GMRC in the basic education curriculum to instill values to young Filipinos.
They are values I was very aware of when I arrived at Anfield, and ones my own mother and father tried hard to instill in me.
Addressing the workshop, Najla Midfa, Director at the Ajman branch of the Khalifa Fund, said that the fund was established in order to instill and promote a culture of entrepreneurship and to support and develop small and medium enterprises in the UAE.
He uses the teaching of the Christian Golden Rule Confucius and Lao-Tzu to find an East-West common bond that will instill a value system regardless of difference of opinion in the socio-political arena.
"What Should I Say?: The Right (and Wrong!) Words and Deeds for Life's Sticky, Tricky, Uncomfortable Situations" is a guide to keeping one's tongue straight and not saying something that would make others think less of them--advice on instilling confidence in oneself so that they may instill confidence in others.
book on love of country and do a better job to instill that same ethos into our leaders of tomorrow; our soldiers of tomorrow.
The parliamentary move came after the postwar basic education law was revised in December in order to instill patriotism, amid strong protests, particularly from teachers.
One way the airline achieves that is to instill in all its employees a sense of responsibility for customer satisfaction.
The authors' message will help to instill an important sense of self-love and self esteem in children regardless of ethnicity.
It's because the values we seek to instill in boys are good business values.
"Instilling more respect in the youth" was one of Labour's campaign planks, and being bested by, a teenager apparently, isn't enough to instill humility in the British government.
Creativity will prove to be of particular interest to aspiring actors, artists, writers, and anyone else seeking to instill or enhance creativity in their own chosen fields of expression.