- 1 to formally give someone a job or position of authority, especially as part of a ceremony He had been inducted into the church as a priest the previous year.
- 2to officially introduce someone into a group or an organization This quarterback, inducted into the Hall of Fame over the summer, was second to none.
- 3to take someone into military service
- 4to introduce someone to a particular area of knowledge They were inducted into the skills of magic.
NAmE//ɪnˈdʌkt//[often passive] induct somebody (into something) (as something) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they induct
he / she / it inducts
past simple inducted
-ing form inducting