Indoctrinate

Definition of Indoctrinate

In`doc´tri`nate
v. t.1.To instruct in the rudiments or principles of learning, or of a branch of learning; to imbue with learning; to teach; - often followed by in.
[imp. & p. p. Indoctrinated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Indoctrinating.]
A master that . . . took much delight in indoctrinating his young, unexperienced favorite.
- Clarendon.
2.To instruct in, or imbue with, doctrines, principles or ideologies, especially from a specific point of view which may be partisan or biased; to strongly press one's own point of view upon.

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alienate, beat into, brainwash, catechize, condition, corrupt, counterindoctrinate, discipline, drill, imbue, implant, impregnate, impress, inculcate, infix, infuse, inoculate, instill, instruct, program, propagandize, reindoctrinate, school, subvert, teach, train, win away
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