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

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. institutionnoun

    Synonyms:
    establishing, founding, foundation, enactment

  2. institutionnoun

    Synonyms:
    establishment, organized society

  3. institutionnoun

    Synonyms:
    investiture

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. institution

    Synonyms:
    Medical institution

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How to use institution in a sentence?

  1. Hakeem Jeffries:

    It was a unanimous vote, in terms of the bipartisan legal group, related to the institution of the House of Representatives.

  2. Michael Ignatieff:

    This is an American institution, you would assume an American ambassador on post in a country would say, I got ta defend American institutions here... But somehow I think Ambassador David Cornstein in 2018 began to think,' Huh, this is a liberal institution, I'm closer to a conservative like Viktor Orban than I am to the ideals of this institution,' and what's disturbing about that, is that shouldn't be the issue.

  3. Dickie Arbiter:

    Most people will look upon 2019 as not a particularly good year for the institution but the queen came out pretty well, the monarchy has evolved over 1,000 years. It has had all sorts of circumstances running against it, but it has survived. It survived 1992, it survived the abdication of (King Edward VIII in) 1936, it survived 2019.

  4. Marine Col. Andrew Milburn:

    As a military professional, our duty isn't simply to follow orders, there is a point where if we see something that is happening catastrophic to the institution, then doesn't our oath to the Constitution obligate us to take action ? Yet McKenzie didn't act on a top The Taliban leader's suggestion the U.S. take responsibility for security over all of Kabul during the evacuation, the four-star general testified during a Sept. 29 House Armed Services Committee hearing. He said he was unsure if that offer was presented to Biden.

  5. Lawrance Evans:

    We did receive a request that will lead to an assessment across all financial regulators and the Federal Reserve will be one institution.


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