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Synonyms for institution
ˌɪn stɪˈtu ʃən, -ˈtyu-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. institution, establishment(noun)

    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. institution(noun)

    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. institution(noun)

    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, instauration(noun)

    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, asylum(noun)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. institution(n.)

    Synonyms:
    establishing, founding, foundation, enactment

  2. institution(n.)

    Synonyms:
    establishment, organized society

  3. institution(n.)

    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. Attorney General Bill Barr:

    Name one successful organization or institution where the lowest level employees' decisions are deemed sacrosanct, there aren't. There aren't any letting the most junior members set the agenda, it might be a good philosophy for a Montessori preschool, but it is no way to run a federal agency.

  2. Chief Executive Michael Corbat:

    We have undoubtedly become a simpler, smaller, safer and stronger institution, we have sharpened our focus on target clients, shedding over 20 consumer and institutional businesses in the process.

  3. Martin Ginsburg:

    And no matter where we are on the political spectrum, the one thing that each of us feels deeply is we want to leave that institution in as good a shape as we found it, we do not want to do anything to tarnish the court's reputation.

  4. Cheryl Hyman:

    We've refocused from being an institution that was solely focused on access, to an institution that couples access with success, we have quantifiable, measurable goals to help students complete programs and move on to more school or a career.

  5. Dawn Hudson:

    It's not about political correctness, it's about building the best team, the best institution, the best artists. Because unless you have the best artists as members, unless you have the best artists voting on the Academy Awards, you don't have a real reflection of the best of our film culture, the Academy hasn't had the reputation of being the most welcoming institution for anyone of any color.


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