Synonyms of institution in English:

institution


See definition of institution

noun

1‘an academic institution’

SYNONYMS

organization, establishment, institute, foundation, centre

academy, school, college, university, conservatory, seminary, centre of learning, seat of learning

society, association, federation, group, circle, fellowship, body, league, union, alliance, guild, consortium, concern, corporation

2‘young people who have spent most of their lives in institutions’

SYNONYMS

home, residential care

3‘the institution of the new rector’

SYNONYMS

installation, instatement, induction, investiture, inauguration, introduction, swearing in, initiation

ordination, consecration, anointing

enthronement, coronation, crowning

appointment, putting in, creation

ANTONYMS

dismissal, defrocking

4‘until 1926 English law did not recognize the institution of adoption’

SYNONYMS

practice, custom, phenomenon, fact, procedure, convention, usage, tradition, rite, ritual, fashion, use, habit, wont

method, system, routine, way, policy, idea, notion, concept

rule, law

modus operandi

formal praxis

5‘the institution of legal proceedings’

SYNONYMS

initiation, launch, launching, start, starting, beginning, setting in motion, putting in motion, getting under way, getting going, getting off the ground, instigation, setting up, inauguration, founding, foundation, establishment, organization, activation, actuation, generation, origination

formal commencement

ANTONYMS

halting, cancellation, ending