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
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
Collaboration is important not just because it's a better way to learn. The spirit of collaboration is penetrating every institution and all of our lives. So learning to collaborate is part of equipping yourself for effectiveness, problem solving, innovation and life-long learning in an ever-changing networked economy. Don Tapscott
Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who wants to live in an institution? Groucho Marx
Power is not an institution, and not a structure; neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with; it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical situation in a particular society. Michel Foucault