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in·au·gu·rate

 (ĭn-ô′gyə-rāt′, -gə-)
tr.v. in·au·gu·rat·ed, in·au·gu·rat·ing, in·au·gu·rates
1. To induct into office by a formal ceremony.
2. To cause to begin, especially officially or formally: inaugurate a new immigration policy. See Synonyms at begin.
3. To open or begin use of formally with a ceremony; dedicate: inaugurate a community center.

[Latin inaugurāre, inaugurāt-, to consecrate by augury : in-, intensive pref.; see in-2 + augurāre, to augur (from augur, soothsayer; see aug- in Indo-European roots).]

in·au′gu·ra′tor n.

inaugurate

(ɪnˈɔːɡjʊˌreɪt)
vb (tr)
1. to commence officially or formally; initiate
2. to place in office formally and ceremonially; induct
3. to open ceremonially; dedicate formally: to inaugurate a factory.
[C17: from Latin inaugurāre, literally: to take omens, practise augury, hence to install in office after taking auguries; see in-2, augur]
inˌauguˈration n
inˈauguˌrator n
inauguratory adj

in•au•gu•rate

(ɪnˈɔ gyəˌreɪt, -gə-)

v.t. -rat•ed, -rat•ing.
1. to make a formal beginning of; initiate; commence; begin: The end of World War II inaugurated the era of nuclear power.
2. to induct into office with formal ceremonies; install.
3. to introduce into public use by some formal ceremony: Airmail service between Washington, D.C., and New York City was inaugurated in 1918.
[1595–1605; < Latin inaugurātus, past participle of inaugurāre to consecrate by augury (a person chosen for priesthood or other office). See in-2, augur]
in•au`gu•ra′tion, n.
in•au′gu•ra`tor, n.

inaugurate


Past participle: inaugurated
Gerund: inaugurating

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
I am inaugurating
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Present Perfect
I have inaugurated
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Past Continuous
I was inaugurating
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
I will be inaugurating
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been inaugurating
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.inaugurate - commence officially
swear in - administer on oath to; "The speaker of the House swore in the new President"
embark on, start up, commence, start - get off the ground; "Who started this company?"; "We embarked on an exciting enterprise"; "I start my day with a good breakfast"; "We began the new semester"; "The afternoon session begins at 4 PM"; "The blood shed started when the partisans launched a surprise attack"
dedicate - open to public use, as of a highway, park, or building; "The Beauty Queen spends her time dedicating parks and nursing homes"
2.inaugurate - open ceremoniously or dedicate formally
open - begin or set in action, of meetings, speeches, recitals, etc.; "He opened the meeting with a long speech"
3.inaugurate - be a precursor of; "The fall of the Berlin Wall ushered in the post-Cold War period"
commence, lead off, start, begin - set in motion, cause to start; "The U.S. started a war in the Middle East"; "The Iraqis began hostilities"; "begin a new chapter in your life"

inaugurate

verb
1. invest, install, induct, instate The new president will be inaugurated on January 20.
2. open, commission, dedicate, ordain A new centre for research was inaugurated today.
3. launch, begin, introduce, institute, set up, kick off (informal), initiate, originate, commence, get under way, usher in, set in motion They inaugurated the first ever scheduled flights.

inaugurate

verb
1. To admit formally into membership or office, as with ritual:
Translations
يُدَشِّنيَفْتَتِحيُوَلِّي منصِبا باحْتِفال رسمي
slavnostně otevřítuvést do úřaduzahájit
indsætteindviepåbegynde
koma á; marka upphafsetja í embættivígja, taka í notkun, opna
inauguracijainauguracinisinauguruotiiškilmingai atidarytiiškilmingai pradėti
atklātievadītievadīt amatāuzsākt
slávnostne otvoriť
törenle açmaktörenle başlatmaktörenle göreve getirmek

inaugurate

[ɪˈnɔːgjʊreɪt] VT
1. [+ policy, new era, building] → inaugurar
2. (= swear in) [+ president, official] → investir

inaugurate

[ɪnˈɔːgjəreɪt] vt
[+ president, official] → investir de ses fonctions
[+ flight, project] → inaugurer

inaugurate

vt
president, pope, king, official etc(feierlich) in sein/ihr Amt einsetzen or einführen, inaugurieren (geh)
policyeinführen; buildingeinweihen; exhibitioneröffnen; eraeinleiten

inaugurate

[ɪˈnɔːgjʊˌreɪt] vt (president, official) → insediare; (start officially, organization, festival) → inaugurare (frm) (system, idea) → inaugurare, instaurare

inaugurate

(iˈnoːgjureit) verb
1. to place (a person) in an official position with great ceremony. to inaugurate a president.
2. to make a ceremonial start to. This meeting is to inaugurate our new Social Work scheme.
3. to open (a building, exhibition etc) formally to the public. The Queen inaugurated the new university buildings.
iˌnauguˈration noun
iˈnaugural adjective
References in classic literature ?
Stryver inaugurated the Long Vacation with a formal proposal to take Miss Manette to Vauxhall Gardens; that failing, to Ranelagh; that unaccountably failing too, it behoved him to present himself in Soho, and there declare his noble mind.
It was here that the Union Pacific Railroad was inaugurated on the 23rd of October, 1867, by the chief engineer, General Dodge.
They had also inaugurated the custom of letting the ladies take their cloaks off in the hall, instead of shuffling up to the hostess's bedroom and recurling their hair with the aid of the gas-burner; Beaufort was understood to have said that he supposed all his wife's friends had maids who saw to it that they were properly coiffees when they left home.
It would be well if such an excursion could be gotten up every year and the system regularly inaugurated.
Then there remains the most interesting subject--that, as it is, has only been touched on incidentally--of the magnificent system of military organisation in force in that country, which, in my opinion, is much superior to that inaugurated by Chaka in Zululand, inasmuch as it permits of even more rapid mobilisation, and does not necessitate the employment of the pernicious system of enforced celibacy.
I saw more clearly than ever the wisdom of the system which General Armstrong had inaugurated at Hampton.
No one but a nation of pirates, of ferocious and conscienceless huns, could have inaugurated such a campaign.
The engineers of Japan deepened and widened the intricate system of canals, built factories and foundries, netted the empire with telegraphs and telephones, and inaugurated the era of railroad- building.
A new epoch for Europe is inaugurated, with enlightened China on the east and enlightened Pan-America on the west--the two great peace powers whom God has preserved to regenerate chastened and forgiven Europe.
In 1337 Edward had begun the terrible though often-interrupted series of campaigns in France which historians group together as the Hundred Tears' War, and having won the battle of Crecy against amazing odds, he had inaugurated at his court a period of splendor and luxury.
For the following paragraph, which should have inaugurated the narrative, is too wildly extravagant and preposterous to be flaunted in the face of the reader without preparation.
From the gutter he was rescued by John Rokesmith, and thus the first meeting with Mrs Higden was inaugurated by the awkward circumstance of their being in possession--one would say at first sight unlawful possession--of the orphan, upside down and purple in the countenance.