New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: install · instil · instal · still · instinct · insatiable · standstill · Castile · distil · hastily
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instil

(also (especially US

instill

)
1 verb induce (feeling, ideas) TRANSITIVEcothaigh verb  c m uspreag verb  c m uto instil love in their hearts grá a spreagadh ina gcroíthethey sought to instil a new way of thinking bhí siad ag iarraidh go mbeadh bealach nua smaointeoireachta ag daoineto instil an idea into sb smaoineamh a chur ina luí ar dhuinewe instil confidence in our customers cothaímid muinín inár gcustaiméiríviolence has been used to instil fear úsáideadh foréigean le scéin a chur i ndaoine 2 verb especially MED apply (liquid) by drops TRANSITIVEsil verb  c m ucuir isteach  c m uinsil technical term verb  c m uto instil eyedrops braonta súl a chur isteach