Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb induct

5 senses of induct

Sense 1
induct, invest, seat -- (place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position; "there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy")
       => install, instal -- (put into an office or a position; "the new president was installed immediately after the election")

Sense 2
initiate, induct -- (accept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite; "African men are initiated when they reach puberty")
       => admit, let in, include -- (allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of; "admit someone to the profession"; "She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar")

Sense 3
induct -- (admit as a member; "We were inducted into the honor society")
       => receive, take in, invite -- (express willingness to have in one's home or environs; "The community warmly received the refugees")

Sense 4
induce, induct -- (produce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes)
       => produce, bring about, give rise -- (cause to happen, occur or exist; "This procedure produces a curious effect"; "The new law gave rise to many complaints"; "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor"; "the new President must bring about a change in the health care system")

Sense 5
induct -- (introduce or initiate; "The young geisha was inducted into the ways of her profession")
       => teach, learn, instruct -- (impart skills or knowledge to; "I taught them French"; "He instructed me in building a boat")

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