Definitions For Institution


  • The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
  • An establishment consisting of a building or complex of buildings where an organization for the promotion of some cause is situated
  • A hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
  • A custom that for a long time has been an important feature of some group or society
  • An organization founded and united for a specific purpose
  • An established organization
  • A place where an organization takes care of people for a usually long period of time
  • A custom, practice, or law that is accepted and used by many people

Is Institution a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Institution is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Institution in a Sentence

  • Banks and other financial institutions
  • An institution of higher learning
  • Family visits are a Thanksgiving institution.

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