Meaning of “instil” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] (present participle instilling, past tense and past participle instilled) UK ( US instill) uk us /ɪnˈstɪl/

to make someone have a particular feeling or idea:

He's a coach with great skill at instilling confidence in/into his players.

(Definition of “instil” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)