English dictionary



Hint: With the Firefox addon you can search this dictionary from the browsers search field.

English verb: institutionalize

1. institutionalize (possession) cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution


SamplesAfter the second episode, she had to be committed.
He was committed to prison.


Synonymscharge, commit, institutionalise, send


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody PP


Broader (hypernym)transfer


Narrower (hyponym)hospitalise, hospitalize









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk