Instate is defined as to put someone into a specific position, or to install something.
An example of instate is someone being hired as the principal of a school; instate the principal.
An example of instate is something being voted into law; instate a law.
To establish in office; install.
To put in a particular status, position, or rank; install.
To endow; invest (with)
Origin of instate
- From in- + state.