Synonyms for (noun) institution

Synonyms: initiation, innovation, instauration, institution, introduction, origination, creation, foundation, founding

Definition: the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new

Usage: she looked forward to her initiation as an adult; the foundation of a new scientific society

Similar words: start, commencement, beginning

Definition: the act of starting something

Usage: he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations


Synonyms: institution

Definition: an establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated

Similar words: establishment

Definition: a public or private structure (business or governmental or educational) including buildings and equipment for business or residence


Synonyms: mental home, mental hospital, mental institution, asylum, insane asylum, institution, psychiatric hospital

Definition: a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person

Similar words: hospital, infirmary

Definition: a health facility where patients receive treatment


Synonyms: institution

Definition: a custom that for a long time has been an important feature of some group or society

Usage: the institution of marriage; the institution of slavery; he had become an institution in the theater

Similar words: tradition, custom

Definition: a specific practice of long standing


Synonyms: institution, establishment

Definition: an organization founded and united for a specific purpose

Similar words: organisation, organization

Definition: a group of people who work together