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VERB (5)

1. place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position;
- Example: "there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy"
[syn: induct, invest, seat]

2. accept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite;
- Example: "African men are initiated when they reach puberty"
[syn: initiate, induct]

3. admit as a member;
- Example: "We were inducted into the honor society"

4. produce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes;
[syn: induce, induct]

5. introduce or initiate;
- Example: "The young geisha was inducted into the ways of her profession"

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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Induct \In*duct"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inducted; p. pr. & vb. n. Inducting.] [L. inductus, p. p. of inducere. See Induce.] [1913 Webster] 1. To bring in; to introduce; to usher in. [1913 Webster] The independent orator inducting himself without further ceremony into the pulpit. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] 2. To introduce, as to a benefice or office; to put in actual possession of the temporal rights of an ecclesiastical living, or of any other office, with the customary forms and ceremonies. [1913 Webster] The prior, when inducted into that dignity, took an oath not to alienate any of their lands. --Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

induct v 1: place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position; "there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy" [syn: induct, invest, seat] 2: accept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite; "African men are initiated when they reach puberty" [syn: initiate, induct] 3: admit as a member; "We were inducted into the honor society" 4: produce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes [syn: induce, induct] 5: introduce or initiate; "The young geisha was inducted into the ways of her profession"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

55 Moby Thesaurus words for "induct": anoint, bring up, broach, call up, chair, christen, commandeer, conscript, crown, detach, detach for service, draft, enlist, enroll, enthrone, establish, float, found, impress, inaugurate, initiate, install, instate, institute, introduce, invest, join, launch, levy, lift up, list, mobilize, muster, muster in, ordain, place, place in office, press, put in, raise, recruit, register, ring in, set agoing, set on foot, set up, sign on, sign up, start going, start up, summon, swear in, throne, turn on, usher in