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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

How to pronounce institution?

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How to use institution in a sentence?

  1. Jean-Paul Sartre:

    A writer must refuse to allow himself to be transformed into an institution.

  2. Frank Ryan:

    Members should attempt to come to the floor within the 15-minute period as prescribed by the first ring of the bells, as a point of courtesy to each of your colleagues, voting within the allotted time would help with the maintenance of the institution.

  3. Jim McGovern:

    This is an open, transparent process, and I'm proud of what we've done so far, i think we've conducted ourselves with dignity and respect for this institution, and I think it will stand the test of time in terms of history.

  4. Jonathan DeSimone:

    As an investor, we certainly value the trading liquidity that the established counterparties offer in our market, and we absolutely put a premium on those situations versus those where the deal is not going to trade to the same extent, we would expect cost of capital to be lower than for an instrument syndicated by an institution that hasn't invested as much in its trading platform.

  5. Wells Fargo CEO John Stumpf:

    Wrongful sales practice behavior in our retail banking business ... runs counter to our vision of helping our customers succeed financially and it is not representative of Wells Fargo as an institution.


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