GRE Word List


make into an institution; put or confine in an institution

The meaning of the word institutionalize is make into an institution; put or confine in an institution.

Random words

abstainrefrain; withhold from participation; intentionally not use one's vote
botchmismanage; blow
pliantflexible; easily influenced
severityharshness; intensity; sternness; austerity; ADJ. severe: harsh; strict; extremely violent or intense
enthrallcapture; enslave; captivate; hold the complete attention of (as if magic); hold spellbound
restraintmoderation or self-control; controlling force; restriction
tacitunderstood (without actually being expressed); not put into words; Ex. tacit agreement
disengageuncouple; separate; disconnect; stop fighting; OP. engage
resourcefulclever and imaginative (in dealing with difficult situations); N. resource, resourcefulness