Pronunciation of Instill
/ɪnstˈɪl/, /ɪnstˈɪl/, /ɪ_n_s_t_ˈɪ_l/

Antonyms for instill:

dislodge, neglect, leave alone, stop, uproot, wring, take out, halt, wrest.

Synonyms for instill:

Sense 1 (noun)

arouse, awaken, have, ignite, invoke, provoke, rouse, touch.

Sense 2 (noun)

drive, implant, pound.

instill (noun)

impregnate, impress, inculcate, infuse, ingrain, instil, tincture, transfuse.

implant, introduce (verb)

brainwash, catechize, diffuse, disseminate, engender, engraft, imbue, impart, impregnate, impress, inculcate, indoctrinate, infiltrate, infix, infuse, inject, inoculate, inseminate, insert, insinuate, inspire, interject, intermix, program, propagandize, suffuse, transfuse, force in, put in head.

infuse (verb)

fill, glut, impregnate, infiltrate, infuse, penetrate, permeate, pervade, saturate, seethe, soak, suffuse, brainwash, catechize, diffuse, disseminate, imbue, impart, implant, inject, inoculate, inseminate, insert, insinuate, inspire, interject, intermix, introduce, propagandize, force in, impart gradually, impenetrate, impress into the mind.

insert (verb)


teach (verb)

coach, drill, edify, educate, enlighten, guide, imbue, inculcate, indoctrinate, instruct, lecture, school, teach, train, tutor.

Sense 1

brainwash, communicate, mix.

Sense 2

inject, insinuate.

Sense 5


Sense 12



impress on or upon.

Idioms for instill:

  • instill sth in( to) sth;
  • instill sth in ( to) sm;
  • instill sm with sth;

Rhymes for instill:

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