GRE Word List

INSTITUTION

instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage

The meaning of the word institution is instituting; (building for the) organization; established custom, practice, or relationship in a society; mental hospital; Ex. institution of marriage.

Random words

WordMeaning
shangri-laimaginary remote paradise on earth; CF. Lost Horizon
constraintrestraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
hybridmongrel; mixed breed; V. hybridize
concertedmutually agreed on; done together by agreement; Ex. concerted effort; CF. in concert: working together
droopbend or hang downward; become weakened; Ex. His shoulders drooped with tiredness; N.
appendattach
infamousnotoriously bad; notorious; well known for being bad; Ex. infamous behavior; N: infamy: infamous act; evil fame or reputation
felonperson convicted of a grave crime; CF. felony: serious crime
fashiongive shape to; make; Ex. fashion the pot out of clay
recessionwithdrawal; retreat; time of low economic activity