- admit (someone) formally to a position or organization；formally introduce (a member of the clergy) into possession of a benefice
verb: induct, 3rd person present: inducts, gerund or present participle: inducting, past tense: inducted, past participle: inducted
- 1. admit (someone) formally to a position or organization each worker, if formally inducted into the Mafia, is known as a “soldier.” 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ formally introduce (a member of the clergy) into possession of a benefice he was then inducted as vicar of St. Paul's
- ▪ US enlist (someone) for military service.
- ▪ introduce someone to (a difficult or obscure subject) my master inducted me into the skills of magic 同義詞
- 2. archaic install in a seat or room Hugh and his friends were inducted into the most honorable seats
- admit (someone) formally to a post or organization: arrangements for inducting new members to an organization