Pronunciation: (in-dukt'),[key] —v.t. 1. to install in an office, benefice, position, etc., esp. with formal ceremonies: The committee inducted her as president. 2. to introduce, esp. to something requiring special knowledge or experience; initiate (usually fol. by to or into): They inducted him into the mystic rites of the order. 3. to take (a draftee) into military service; draft.
4. to bring in as a member: to induct a person into a new profession.