Bedeutung von “instigate” — Learner’s Dictionary

instigate

verb [ T ] us uk /ˈɪnstɪɡeɪt/ formal

to make something start to happen:

My mother had instigated divorce proceedings.
instigation noun [ U ] us uk /ˌɪnstɪˈɡeɪʃən/
instigator noun [ C ]

(Definition von “instigate” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)