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Induct   /ɪndˈəkt/   Listen

(past & past part. inducted; pres. part. inducting)
Place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position.  Synonyms: invest, seat.
Accept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite.  Synonym: initiate.
Admit as a member.
Produce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes.  Synonym: induce.
Introduce or initiate.

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"Induct" Quotes from Famous Books

... depute; consign, assign; charge; intrust, entrust; commit, commit to the hands of; authorize &c (permit) 760. put in commission, accredit, engage, hire, bespeak, appoint, name, nominate, return, ordain; install, induct, inaugurate, swear in, invest, crown; enroll, enlist; give power of attorney to. employ, empower; set over, place over; send out. be commissioned, be accredited; represent, stand for; stand in the stead of, stand in the place of, ...
— Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Body • Roget

... ribs of whales. The same room but too often serves as the dining, sitting, and sleeping place for the whole family; a hole in the roof is the only chimney, and a horse's skull the most luxurious fauteuil into which it is possible for them to induct a stranger. The parquet is that originally laid down by Nature,—the beds are merely boxes filled with feathers or sea-weed,—and by all accounts the nightly packing is pretty close, ...
— Letters From High Latitudes • The Marquess of Dufferin (Lord Dufferin)

Words linked to "Induct" :   initiate, produce, inductee, bring about, take in, let in, admit, learn, physics, induce, instal, invite, invest, include, natural philosophy, teach, install, give rise, instruct, receive

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