Meaning of “instil” - Learner’s Dictionary


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