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synonyms for inaugurate

  • commence
  • dedicate
  • induct
  • initiate
  • introduce
  • launch
  • open
  • set up
  • bow
  • commission
  • institute
  • invest
  • jump
  • ordain
  • originate
  • start
  • break in
  • break the ice
  • get things rolling
  • get under way
  • instate
  • kick off
  • make up
  • set in motion
  • usher in
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antonyms for inaugurate

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  • cease
  • close
  • conclude
  • end
  • finish
  • stop
  • retract
  • adjourn
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How to use inaugurate in a sentence

He had the map framed and brought into the West Wing shortly after he was inaugurated.
HOUSE TO VOTE ON REMOVING GOP’S MARJORIE TAYLOR GREENE FROM HER COMMITTEESFELICIA SONMEZ, JOHN WAGNER, COLBY ITKOWITZFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Even if you didn’t vote for the president being inaugurated, it can feel like you’re watching history being made as the new president is sworn in.
A GOV’T THAT REPRESENTS ALL AMERICANS GIVES US HOPEKATHI WOLFEJANUARY 29, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
The first president inaugurated in Washington was Thomas Jefferson in 1801.
A PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURATION FOR THE HISTORY BOOKSMARYLOU TOUSIGNANTJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Until the 1930s, incoming presidents weren’t inaugurated until March 4 of the next year, so Washington had an even longer lame-duck period than presidents do now.
AT THE NATION’S FIRST PRESIDENTIAL TRANSFER OF POWER, GEORGE WASHINGTON WAS ‘RADIANT’GILLIAN BROCKELLJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A new president will be inaugurated Wednesday in a city with areas under military lockdown.
AFTER CAPITOL ATTACK, SOCIAL STUDIES AND CIVICS TEACHERS STRUGGLE WITH REAL-TIME HISTORY LESSONSJOE HEIM, VALERIE STRAUSSJANUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Nine days later, Lincoln stood before the crowd to be inaugurated.
LINCOLN’S FIRST INAUGURATION MET WITH THREATS OF KIDNAPPING, KILLING AND MILITIASMICHAEL RUANEJANUARY 15, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He did not want Lincoln to win, Douglas told the crowd, but “if Lincoln is elected, he must be inaugurated.”
GRACIOUS LOSERS PROTECT OUR DEMOCRACY. SORE ONES UNDERMINE IT.EDWARD MCCLELLANDJANUARY 6, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He played a key role once again when he lit the Olympic flame to inaugurate the 1984 Games in Los Angeles, later recalling that at age 49, he had prepared by running up and down a parking garage with five-pound weights.
RAFER JOHNSON, WHO WON OLYMPIC DECATHLON IN 1960, DIES AT 86HARRISON SMITHDECEMBER 3, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Under such auspices dawned the year 1861, destined to inaugurate a new epoch in the life of Tchaikovsky.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
Make the work efficient, though it be limited to a small number, rather than inaugurate a magnificent failure.
THOUGHTS ON EDUCATIONAL TOPICS AND INSTITUTIONSGEORGE S. BOUTWELL
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