What does institution mean?
What does institution mean? institution. Noun 1. An established organisation, especially one dedicated to education, public service, culture or the care of the destitute, poor etc. 2. The building which houses such an organisation. 3. A custom or practice of a society or community, marriage for example. 4. (informal) ; A person long established with a certain place or position. 5. The act of instituting. 6. (obsolete) ; That which institutes or instructs; a textbook or system of elements or rules. For example, There is another manuscript, of above three hundred years old, being an institution of physic. � Evelyn.