Definition of induct
1 : to put in formal possession (as of a benefice or office) : install was inducted as president of the college
Examples of induct in a Sentence
The club will induct six new members this year.
inducted the pitcher into the Baseball Hall of Fame
Recent Examples of induct from the Web
And he was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in 1989.
In 2009, Washington was inducted into the WSU Athletics Hall of Fame.
Extra innings: Cubs announcer Pat Hughes will be inducted into the Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame on June 13 at Foley's NY Pub and Restaurant in New York.
The new members will be inducted on Dec. 4, 2018, at the National Football Foundation's annual awards dinner.
Daniels was inducted on May 6 along with former Hillcrest and Andrew athletic director Rich Piatchek.
As a member of the Allman Brothers Band, Mr. Allman was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1995.
In addition, three artists will be inducted into the local Black Music Hall of Fame: Crystal L. Franklin, of Gary; Gregory Brokemond, of East Chicago; and Cheryl Frith-Brown, of Hammond.
Other events streamed on Facebook included when the Los Angeles Dodgers honored Vin Scully by inducting him into the Dodger Stadium Ring of Honor and most recently when the Chicago Cubs raised their World Series banner.
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Origin and Etymology of induct
Middle English, from Medieval Latin inductus, past participle of inducere, from Latin
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
INDUCT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of induct for English Language Learners
: to have (someone) officially begin a new job, position, or government office
: to officially make (someone) a member of a group or organization
: to enroll (someone) for military training or service
INDUCT Defined for Kids
Definition of induct for Students
1 : to take in as a member of a military service
2 : to place in office
3 : to officially introduce (someone) as a member
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