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Synonyms for institution
ˌɪn stɪˈtu ʃən, -ˈtyu-in·sti·tu·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. institution, establishmentnoun

    an organization founded and united for a specific purpose

    Synonyms:
    foundation, mental home, constitution, instauration, organisation, asylum, formation, organization, creation, psychiatric hospital, administration, mental hospital, governance, governing body, insane asylum, mental institution, validation, founding, innovation, initiation, origination, introduction, brass, establishment, ecesis

  2. institutionnoun

    an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated

    Synonyms:
    establishment, insane asylum, innovation, founding, foundation, instauration, asylum, creation, initiation, psychiatric hospital, origination, introduction, mental home, mental institution, mental hospital

  3. institutionnoun

    a custom that for a long time has been an important feature of some group or society

    "the institution of marriage"; "the institution of slavery"; "he had become an institution in the theater"

    Synonyms:
    establishment, insane asylum, innovation, founding, foundation, instauration, asylum, creation, initiation, psychiatric hospital, origination, introduction, mental home, mental institution, mental hospital

  4. initiation, founding, foundation, institution, origination, creation, innovation, introduction, instaurationnoun

    the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new

    "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society"

    Synonyms:
    cosmos, foundation garment, founding, entry, groundwork, unveiling, instauration, invention, base, substructure, excogitation, introduction, presentation, creative activity, fundament, intro, world, asylum, knowledgeableness, innovation, understructure, foundation, conception, universe, trigger, installation, knowledgeability, foot, existence, first appearance, grounding, design, launching, mental home, origination, mental institution, psychiatric hospital, macrocosm, cornerstone, origin, debut, induction, basis, inception, insertion, establishment, mental hospital, initiation, intromission, creation, insane asylum

  5. mental hospital, psychiatric hospital, mental institution, institution, mental home, insane asylum, asylumnoun

    a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person

    Synonyms:
    foundation, mental home, instauration, asylum, creation, psychiatric hospital, sanctuary, mental hospital, refuge, insane asylum, mental institution, founding, innovation, initiation, origination, introduction, establishment

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. institutionnoun

    Synonyms:
    establishing, founding, foundation, enactment

  2. institutionnoun

    Synonyms:
    establishment, organized society

  3. institutionnoun

    Synonyms:
    investiture

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. institution

    Synonyms:
    Medical institution

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How to use institution in a sentence?

  1. Eric Fletcher:

    Before we get to the point of litigation, the patient has ignored eight to ten attempts at contacting them to work out some kind of payment arrangement or qualify them for charity care, not for profit hospitals have a responsibility first and foremost to care for people without regard to their ability to pay, and we do that. We also have a responsibility to be a sustainable institution for our community, and to do that we have to be able to collect from patients who can pay.

  2. Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy:

    This is a national priority. We have to be successful as an institution, we want to send the message to everyone in the United States and for the rest of the world that we can do this safely and peacefully.

  3. Salman Ahmed:

    What Mr Rajan wanted was to build a stronger institution and that cannot be one person, the market understands that. What's unnerving is the timing.

  4. Jesica Andrews:

    In the last two years we’ve just seen an incredible explosion of net-zero commitments, this is really the first time we’ve done a state of the art assessment and put forward really concrete recommendations on how a financial institution, specifically, sets a net-zero target that is credible.

  5. German Chancellor Angela Merkel:

    Of course after what happened, there are several very serious questions which go beyond Cologne. Are there connections or collective patterns? Are there elements of condemnation of women? we must vehemently work against that. I don't think these are single cases. People have a right, and we as a state institution have the obligation to give the right answers to this.


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