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induction

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of induction

  1. 1 the process or an instance of being formally placed in an office or organization <the formal induction will be tomorrow, but the college president has already started work> Synonyms baptism, inaugural, inauguration, installation, initiation, installment (also instalment), investiture, investmentRelated Words enlistment, enrollment (also enrolment); promotionNear Antonyms discharge, removal

  2. 2 an opinion arrived at through a process of reasoning <the urbanologist's controversial induction that a thriving bohemian community is vital to a city's economic health> Synonyms consequence, deduction, determination, eduction, conclusion, inference, sequiturRelated Words decision, deliverance, diagnosis, judgment (or judgement), resolution, ruling, verdict; conjecture, guess, surmise; assumption, presumption, supposition





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