Induct In*duct", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Inducted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Inducting}.] [L. inductus, p. p. of inducere. See {Induce}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To bring in; to introduce; to usher in. [1913 Webster]

The independent orator inducting himself without further ceremony into the pulpit. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

2. To introduce, as to a benefice or office; to put in actual possession of the temporal rights of an ecclesiastical living, or of any other office, with the customary forms and ceremonies. [1913 Webster]

The prior, when inducted into that dignity, took an oath not to alienate any of their lands. --Bp. Burnet. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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