induct has definitions from the field of education
1
[ verb ] place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position

Synonyms

seat invest

Examples

"there was a ceremony to induct the president of the Academy"

Used in print

(The Sun, [Baltimore],...)

When he was inducted into the Army at Fort_Knox_, Ky. , Hansen 's weight had dropped to 180 - `` too light for me to be at my best '' he said .

Related terms

install seat inductee

2
[ verb ] produce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes

Synonyms

induce

3
[ verb ] (education) introduce or initiate

Examples

"The young geisha was inducted into the ways of her profession"

Related terms

teach trigger

4
[ verb ] admit as a member

Examples

"We were inducted into the honor society"

Related terms

receive

5
[ verb ] accept young people into society, usually with some rite

Synonyms

initiate

Examples

"African men are initiated when they reach puberty"

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