Synonyms of institutionalized


1. commit, institutionalize, institutionalise, send, charge, transfer

usage: cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison"


1. institutionalized (vs. noninstitutionalized), institutionalised

usage: officially placed in or committed to a specialized institution; "had hopes of rehabilitating the institutionalized juvenile delinquents"

2. institutionalized, institutionalised, institutional (vs. noninstitutional)

usage: given the character of an institution or incorporated into a structured and usually well-established system; "institutionalized graft"; "institutionalized suicide as practiced in Japan"

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