induct


induct
I verb admit, appoint, assign, bring in, call up, commission, conscript, delegate, employ, engage, give entrance to, impress, inaugurare, inaugurate, initiate, install, instate, introduce, introduce into office, invest, license, name, nominate, ordain, place in office, post, prepare, recruit, start up, usher in II index admit (give access), enroll, hire, initiate, instate, introduce, invest (vest), receive (permit to enter), recruit

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Synonyms:
(into office), ,


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  • induct — in‧duct [ɪnˈdʌkt] verb [transitive] HUMAN RESOURCES to officially introduce someone into a new job or organization, usually through a special ceremony: induct somebody into something • Mr Clay will be inducted into the company as president at a… …   Financial and business terms

  • Induct — In*duct , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inducted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inducting}.] [L. inductus, p. p. of inducere. See {Induce}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To bring in; to introduce; to usher in. [1913 Webster] The independent orator inducting himself without… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • induct — (v.) late 14c., from L. inductus, pp. of inducere to lead (see INDUCE (Cf. induce)). Originally of church offices; sense of bring into military service is 1934 in Amer.Eng. Related: Inducted; inducting …   Etymology dictionary

  • induct — inaugurate, install, initiate, invest …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • induct — [v] take into an organization conscript, draft, enlist, inaugurate, initiate, install, instate, introduce, invest, recruit, sign on, sign up, swear in; concepts 50,88,320,384 Ant. blackball, expel, reject, turn away …   New thesaurus

  • induct — ► VERB 1) admit formally to a post or organization. 2) US enlist (someone) for military service. DERIVATIVES inductee noun. ORIGIN Latin inducere lead in …   English terms dictionary

  • induct — [in dukt′] vt. [ME inducten < L inductus, pp. of inducere: see INDUCE] 1. Obs. to bring or lead in 2. to place in a benefice or official position with formality or ceremony; install 3. a) to bring formally into a society or organization;… …   English World dictionary

  • induct — v. (D; tr.) to induct into (to induct smb. into the armed forces) * * * [ɪn dʌkt] (D; tr.) to induct into (to induct smb. into the armed forces) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • induct — in|duct [ınˈdʌkt] v [T usually passive] formal [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of inducere; INDUCE] 1.) to officially give someone a job or position of authority, especially at a special ceremony induct sb to/into sth ▪ 18… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • induct — UK [ɪnˈdʌkt] / US verb [transitive] Word forms induct : present tense I/you/we/they induct he/she/it inducts present participle inducting past tense inducted past participle inducted formal 1) to officially give someone a new job or position,… …   English dictionary


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