Translation of "instil" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb -ll- UK US instill uk /ɪnˈstɪl/ us

to put a feeling, idea, or principle gradually into someone’s mind, so that it has a strong influence on the way that person thinks or behaves

It is part of a teacher’s job to instil confidence in/into his or her students.

(Translation of “instil” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /inˈstil/ (past tense, past participle instilled)

to put (ideas etc) into the mind of a person

infundir; inculcar
The habit of punctuality was instilled into me early in life.

(Translation of “instil” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)