A lot of thesaurus - A little bit dictionary


Overview of noun institution
1. institution, establishment -- (an organization founded and united for a specific purpose)

2. institution -- (an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated)

3. institution -- (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")

4. initiation, founding, foundation, institution, origination, creation, innovation, introduction, instauration -- (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")

5. mental hospital, psychiatric hospital, mental institution, institution, mental home, insane asylum, asylum -- (a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person)

Made possible by Princeton University "About WordNet." WordNet. Princeton University. 2010. http://wordnet.princeton.edu