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Somebody else undertook to induct Solly into the pleasures of tree climbing.

With the utmost caution I proceeded to induct myself into the driver's seat.

The object of the lesson is to induct the pupil into a mode in which she can obtain complete mastery over her horse.

I can induct sounds from the Blind Spot; I can induct light, or visibility; or any given object or person, in toto.

We must, therefore, extend the statutory authority to induct men for two years of military service.

To love without hope, immaculately, would be perfect if it did not induct such brainstorms.

We have learned that what was actually intended at this time was, not to ordain, but only to induct our schoolmasters.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Latin inductus, past participle of inducere "to lead" (see induce). Originally of church offices; sense of "bring into military service" is 1934 in American English. Related: Inducted; inducting.

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