Induct vs Induce - What's the difference?

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Induce is a related term of induct.

As verbs the difference between induct and induce

is that induct is to formally or ceremoniously install in an office, position, et cetera while induce is to lead by persuasion or influence; incite.




(en verb)
  • to formally or ceremoniously install in an office, position, et cetera.
  • to introduce into (particularly if certain knowledge or experience is required, such as ritual adulthood or cults).
  • to draft into military service.
  • to bring in as a member.
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  • To lead by persuasion or influence; incite.
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  • , title=(The Celebrity), chapter=4 , passage=The Celebrity, by arts unknown, induced Mrs. Judge Short and two other ladies to call at Mohair on an afternoon when Mr. Cooke was trying a trotter on the track. The three returned wondering and charmed with Mrs. Cooke; they were sure she had had no hand in the furnishing of that atrocious house.}}
  • To cause, bring about, lead to.
  • * {{quote-news, year=2012, date=May 20, author=Nathan Rabin, work=The Onion AV Club
  • , title= TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “Marge Gets A Job” (season 4, episode 7; originally aired 11/05/1992) , passage=A mere glance at the plot descriptions of the show’s fourth season is enough to induce Pavlovian giggle fits and shivers of joy. }}
  • (physics) To cause or produce (electric current or a magnetic state) by a physical process of induction.
  • (logic) To infer by induction.
  • (obsolete) To lead in, bring in, introduce.
  • (obsolete) To draw on, place upon.
  • Synonyms

    * (to cause) bring about, instigate, prompt, stimulate, trigger, provoke


    * (logic) deduce




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