HyperDic: induct

English > 5 senses of the word induct:
VERBsocialinduct, invest, seatplace ceremoniously or formally / formally in an office or position
socialinduct, initiateaccept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite
socialinductadmit as a member
creationinduct, induceproduce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes
communicationinductintroduce or initiate
induct > pronunciation
Soundsihndah'kt
Rhymesabduct ... viaduct: 19 rhymes with ahkt...
English > induct: 5 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningplace ceremoniously or formally / formally in an office or position.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Example"there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy"
Synonymsinvest, seat
Broaderinstall, instalput into an office or a position
Spanishinvestir
Catalaninvestir
Nounsinducteesomeone who is drafted into military service
inducteea person inducted into an organization or social group
inductiona formal entry into an organization or position or office
English > induct: 5 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningAccept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Synonyminitiate
Broaderadmit, let in, includeAllow participation in or the right to be part of
Spanishiniciar, investir
Catalaniniciar, investir
Nounsinducteea person inducted into an organization or social group
inductiona formal entry into an organization or position or office
English > induct: 5 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningAdmit as a member.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"We were inducted into the honor society"
Broaderreceive, take in, inviteExpress willingness to have in one's home / home or environs
English > induct: 5 senses > verb 4, creation
Meaningproduce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonyminduce
Categoryphysics, natural philosophyThe science of matter and energy and their interactions
Broaderproduce, bring about, give riseCause to happen, occur or exist
Nounsinductionan electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current
English > induct: 5 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningintroduce or initiate.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The young geisha was inducted into the ways of her profession"
Broaderteach, learn, instructImpart skills or knowledge to
Spanishiniciar
Nounsinductionthe act of bringing about something (especially at an early time)
inductionan act that sets in motion some course of events

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