1. place ceremoniously or formally in an office or position

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

Similar word(s): invest, seat

Definition categories: social, instal, install

2. accept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite

Similar word(s): initiate

Definition categories: social, admit, include

3. admit as a member

- We were inducted into the honor society

Definition categories: social, invite, receive

4. produce electric current by electrostatic or magnetic processes

Similar word(s): induce

Definition categories: creation, produce

5. introduce or initiate

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

Definition categories: communication, instruct, learn, teach

Sentences with induct as a verb:

- Franklin was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1987, the first female inductee […]

- It is my pleasure to induct the new Officers for this coming term.

- She was inducted into the ways of the legal profession.

- At the time of war the President is authorized by law to induct persons into the armed forces involuntarily.

- The ceremonies in the gathering were first inducted by the Venetians.