Meaning of induct

in•duct

Pronunciation: (in-dukt'), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to install in an office, benefice, position, etc., esp. with formal ceremonies: The committee inducted her as president.
  2. to introduce, esp. to something requiring special knowledge or experience; initiate (usually fol. by to or into): They inducted him into the mystic rites of the order.
  3. to take (a draftee) into military service; draft.
  4. to bring in as a member: to induct a person into a new profession.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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