induct induct  /ɪn ˈdəkt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position
  2. (v) accept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite
  3. (v) admit as a member
  4. (v) produce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes
  5. (v) introduce or initiate

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. We told them the services would have to call up reserves and induct people who had been previously deferred.
  2. An effort to induct only children with an interest in sportsinstead of targeting those with promising physiqueswas scrapped.
  3. What would happen behind the scenes of the Supreme Court if its members had to induct six young New Dealers is a subject to pique reportorial imagination.

News

  1. Painted Post mayor to be honored Friday

    State Sen. Tom O'Mara will induct Steuben County native and Painted Post Mayor Roswell L. - 1:19 pm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Elmira Star-Gazette

  2. GOP candidate announces for Chemung County Court judge seat

    State Sen. Tom O'Mara will induct Steuben County native and Painted Post Mayor Roswell L. - 1:19 pm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Elmira Star-Gazette

  3. Menehune Hall of Honor to induct new members

    The Menehune Boosters will induct coach Walter Souza, coach Albert Soto, the1990 state softball champions, and Richard “Kazuo” Ueoka into The Menehune Legacy Hall of Honor on July 6 at 5:30 p.m. at the Waimea High School front lawn.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Garden Island

Quotes

  1. S. Ramadorai, CEO and MD, said: "Given the size of the company's business, the directors have decided to induct four senior executives on to the Board of Directors. The newly appointed executive directors have a wealth of experience and have...
    on Sep 7, 2007 By: S Ramadorai Source: Prdomain Business Register (press release)

  2. "I will try to induct the same kind of aggression and fire in the team, which was Pakistan's trademark in 1990s as it is necessary for us to win and retain the title," Waqar said while talking to the media before the team's departure for the...
    on Apr 25, 2010 By: Waqar Younis Source: DAWN.com

  3. "In the past decade, their [the airlines'] market position has been adversely affected due to intense competition and their inability to induct new fleet," Patel said.
    on Mar 2, 2007 By: Praful Patel Source: Forbes

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