The act or process of instituting; as: (a) Establishment; foundation; enactment; as, the institution of a school.
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.
That which instituted or established
Established order, method, or custom; enactment; ordinance; permanent form of law or polity.
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.
Anything forming a characteristic and persistent feature in social or national life or habits.
That which institutes or instructs; a textbook; a system of elements or rules; an institute.
The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family. Lee Iacocca
Modern medicine is a negation of health. It isn't organized to serve human health, but only itself, as an institution. It makes more people sick than it heals. Ivan Illich
When it comes to developing character strength, inner security and unique personal and interpersonal talents and skills in a child, no institution can or ever will compare with, or effectively substitute for, the home's potential for positive influence. Stephen Covey
Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who would want to live in an institution? H. L. Mencken
If a financial institution is too big to fail, it is too big to exist. Bernie Sanders