Synonyms for institutionˌɪn 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, institution, 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

    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

    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, institution, 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, 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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