to formally or ceremoniously install in an office, position, et cetera. (verb)
to introduce into (particularly if certain knowledge or experience is required, such as ritual adulthood or cults). (verb)
to draft into military service. (verb)
to bring in as a member. (verb)
Examples of word induct
Video evidence of the event shows Keith looking sick to his stomach and cackling like a hyena at the absurdity of his mission, and doing it right in the heavily-bearded faces of the band he was to induct into this laughing stock of an embalming center.
I got to induct Frank R. Paul into the Hall of Fame last year, and it was a thrilling, incredible experience.
India wants to acquire the fighter jets to modernize its ageing fleet of MiG-21s--dating back to the 1960s--as Pakistan and China induct new planes.
Schilling announced his retirement this spring, and as the Hall of Fame prepares to induct its newest class, many observers are already looking ahead to 2013, when both he and Clemens will be on the ballot for the first time.
Renschler said Daimler has no plan to induct an Indian equity partner in its wholly owned unit, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt.