Instill vs. Instil

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  • Instill (verb)

    To cause a quality to become part of someone’s nature.

    “It is important to instill discipline in a child at an early age.”

  • Instill (verb)

    To pour in (medicine, for example) drop by drop.

  • Instil (verb)

    alternative spelling of instill

  • Instil (verb)

    gradually but firmly establish (an idea or attitude) in a person’s mind

    “the standards her parents had instilled into her”

  • Instil (verb)

    put (a substance) into something in the form of liquid drops

    “she was told how to instil eye drops”

Oxford Dictionary

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