HyperDic: inaugurate

English > 3 senses of the word inaugurate:
VERBsocialinaugurate, kick offcommence officially
socialinaugurateopen ceremoniously or dedicate formally
changeinaugurate, usher in, introducebe a precursor of
inaugurate > pronunciation
Soundsihnao'gyereyt; ihnao'gyeriht
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
acquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > inaugurate: 3 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningcommence officially.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymkick off
Narrowerdedicateopen to public use, as of a highway, park, or building
swear inAdminister on oath to
Broaderstart, start up, embark on, commenceget off the ground
Spanishempezar, inaugurar
Nounsinaugurationthe ceremonial induction into a position
inaugurationthe act of starting a new operation or practice
English > inaugurate: 3 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningopen ceremoniously or dedicate formally.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroaderopenBegin or set in action, of meetings, speeches, recitals / recitals / recitals / recitals / recitals, etc.
Nounsinaugurationthe act of starting a new operation or practice
English > inaugurate: 3 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningBe a precursor of.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsusher in, introduce
Broaderbegin, lead off, start, commenceset in motion, cause to start
Nounsauguryan event that is experienced as indicating important things to come

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