indoctrinate indoctrinate

Definition(s):

  • (v) teach doctrines to; teach uncritically

Usage(s):

  1. At this point, most of the noise about Barack Obama wanting to indoctrinate school children in a back-to-school speech has mostly faded from view.
  2. Al-Zarqawi possesses an unmatched ability to persuade and indoctrinate.
  3. French intellectuals debate whether the stories indoctrinate kids into free-market capitalism.

News

  • Brady needs to play tonight

    FOUR YEARS AGO, the Patriots traveled to Philadelphia to open the exhibition season against the Eagles. There were some new pieces to indoctrinate offensively, and a tone to be set, so Bill Belichick kept Tom Brady on the field for four series and 24 plays.
    on August 9, 2013     Source: New Hampshire Union Leader

Quotes

  1. "We must look beyond Afghanistan to the sources of terrorism," said Hamid Karzai. "We must destroy terrorist sanctuaries beyond Afghanistan, dismantle the elaborate networks in the region that recruit, indoctrinate, train, finance arm and...
    on Sep 20, 2006 By: Hamid Karzai Source: Voice of America

  2. "It's difficult in the short time that we've been with him to get all that out of him, especially because he's trying to indoctrinate himself into a new offense, new terminology and all that kind of stuff. We made the decision to bank on the huge...
    on Aug 27, 2007 By: Rick Neuheisel Source: SI.com

  3. "Our schools should teach children to think for themselves, not indoctrinate them, so we have to expose them to different theories and ultimately let them decide. Our public schools should present both evolution and creationism. I would not support...
    on May 8, 2007 By: Mike Huckabee Source: Pine Bluff Commercial

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