induct - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] formal 

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/ɪnˈdʌkt/
present tense
I/you/we/theyinduct
he/she/itinducts
present participleinducting
past tenseinducted
past participleinducted
  1. 1
    to officially give someone a new job or position, especially in a formal ceremony

    In his speech the principal congratulated the four new professors who had been inducted that afternoon.

  2. 3
    to teach someone about something