Definition of Institutionalize

1. Verb. Cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution. "He was committed to prison"

Exact synonyms: Charge, Commit, Institutionalise, Send
Generic synonyms: Transfer
Specialized synonyms: Hospitalise, Hospitalize
Derivative terms: Commitment, Committal, Institution, Institution, Institution



Definition of Institutionalize

1. Verb. to establish as a normal practice ¹

2. Verb. to commit a person to confinement in an institution ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Institutionalize

institutional management teams
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institutionalize (current term)
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Literary usage of Institutionalize

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1. Abandoned to the State: Cruelty and Neglect in Russian Orphanages by Kathleen Hunt (1999)
"The Decision to institutionalize The Child . The right to a family'2 The starting point for the cycle of abuse these children face is their abandonment by ..."

2. Weapons of Mass Destruction: DoD’s Actions to Combat Weapons Use Should Be edited by Norman J. Rabkin (2000)
"Table 1: Examples of Actions Taken by DOD to institutionalize ... While DOD continues to institutionalize Counterproliferation, it recognizes that there are ..."

3. Encouraging Adoption: Hearing Before the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S edited by E. Clay Shaw (1997)
"(3) Models to institutionalize the "One Caseworker" Outcome. Clearly, the team conferencing models described in the previous section do, for some children, ..."

4. Coping With Catastrophe: Building an Emergency Management System to Meet by Gary L. Wamsley (1993)
"As noted above, the White House Office must institutionalize the expectation ... FEMA for its part must institutionalize the assumption that presidents will ..."

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