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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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President Duterte, we agree that there is a need to instill nationalism in our youth, but imposing compulsory ROTC is not the way to go.
It will take no less than a full generation to see the effects, but I believe we can teach our children the meaning of duty with honour, instill Canadian pride in our armed forces, and not loose our identity as a peaceful nation in the process.
The most difficult challenge, however, is to provide FACE with a distinct identity that instills a sense of involvement in each participant, while ensuring that the program adheres to an issue agenda consistent with the interests of long-term care providers.
How can businesses that do not try to instill specific personal ethics and values in their employees ever hope to ensure appropriate ethical behavior by the employees?
In my experience, the only way to implement fundamental change in an organization is to instill an execution discipline.
It is a unique opportunity to begin to instill the values of tolerance and understanding.
Five (25%) respondents used a 60 cc catheter tip syringe to instill fluid via the Foley catheter into the bladder.
Now a distinction between these two concepts of religion is all important since, as we shall see, the introduction of religion into the schools as first conceived undermines democratic education; whereas to instill religion of the second type is a primary task of the school.
Keep these guiding principles in front of employees at every opportunity to help instill the ideals and behaviors behind the principles.
Once we developed simple internal systems to chart that program, we began working hard on communications to instill the customer-service culture in the organization.
Duterte allegedly wants to make ROTC mandatory again to instill 'discipline' and 'love of country' among the youth.
I want to instill in young people a sense of self and tell them how once I was just this very shy Mexican girl--but look what can happen