Thesaurus

induction

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of induction

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 for induction

Words Related to induction

Near Antonyms for induction

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 for induction

Words Related to induction

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About induction

Time Traveler for induction

Time Traveler

The first known use of induction was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near induction

inducting

induction

inductions

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Induction.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/induction. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on induction

Nglish: Translation of induction for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of induction for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about induction

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Eponyms: Words Named After People

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!