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Institution (IPA: /ˌɪnstɪˈtuʃən/)


Institution (n.)

The act or process of instituting; as: (a) Establishment; foundation; enactment; as, the institution of a school.

Institution (n.)

Instruction; education.

Institution (n.)

The act or ceremony of investing a clergyman with the spiritual part of a benefice, by which the care of souls is committed to his charge.

Institution (n.)

That which instituted or established

Institution (n.)

Established order, method, or custom; enactment; ordinance; permanent form of law or polity.

Institution (n.)

An established or organized society or corporation; an establishment, especially of a public character, or affecting a community; a foundation; as, a literary institution; a charitable institution; also, a building or the buildings occupied or used by such organization; as, the Smithsonian Institution.

Institution (n.)

Anything forming a characteristic and persistent feature in social or national life or habits.

Institution (n.)

That which institutes or instructs; a textbook; a system of elements or rules; an institute.

Institution

Structure or mechanism of social order and cooperation governing the behaviour of a set of individuals within a given community

Institution

Notion in computer science

Institution

Painting by Christopher Pratt

Institution Synonyms

Establishment

Institution Synonyms

Founding, Initiation, Innovation, Origination, Introduction, Creation, Foundation, Instauratio

Institution Synonyms

Mental Home, Asylum, Psychiatric Hospital, Mental Institution, Mental Hospital, Insane Asylum

Spanish Translation

Institution in Spanish is Institución

Tagalog Translation

Institution in Tagalog is Institusyon

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Any institution which does not suppose the people good, and the magistrate corruptible, is evil." - Maximilien Robespierre

Example Sentence (Quote)

"He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery." - Change

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I know enough of the southern spirit that I think they will fight for the institution of slavery even to extermination." - Confederate States of America

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The Monarchy.. .is the secret well from which the flourishing institution of British Snobbery draws its nourishment" - Monarchy

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The rich man... is always sold to the institution which makes him rich." - Wealth


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