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Synonyms for indoctrinate
ɪnˈdɒk trəˌneɪtin·doc·tri·nate

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  1. indoctrinate

    To teach is simply to communicate knowledge; to instruct (originally, to build in or into, put in order) is to impart knowledge with special method and completeness; instruct has also an authoritative sense nearly equivalent to command. To educate is to draw out or develop harmoniously the mental powers, and, in the fullest sense, the moral powers as well. To train is to direct to a certain result powers already existing. Train is used in preference to educate when the reference is to the inferior animals or to the physical powers of man; as, to train a horse; to train the hand or eye. To discipline is to bring into habitual and complete subjection to authority; discipline is a severe word, and is often used as a euphemism for punish; to be thoroughly effective in war, soldiers must be disciplined as well as trained. To nurture is to furnish the care and sustenance necessary for physical, mental, and moral growth; nurture is a more tender and homelike word than educate. Compare EDUCATION.

    Synonyms:
    discipline, drill, educate, enlighten, give instruction, give lessons, inculcate, inform, initiate, instill, instruct, nurture, school, teach, train, tutor

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  1. indoctrinateverb

    teach doctrines to; teach uncritically

    "The Moonies indoctrinate their disciples"

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  1. indoctrinateverb

    Synonyms:
    teach, instruct, initiate, give instruction to

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  1. Marco Respinti:

    Sometimes the CCP says youre allowed to have religious materials in the state-controlled church, but then they stop people, so its contradictory, they are trying to control all of culture, and religion is a huge part of peoples culture.So theyre trying not only to stop peoples public expression of religion but they are also trying to go into personal things -- beliefs -- they are trying to indoctrinate people through these banning of religious materials.

  2. Tom Jones:

    He is obsessed with pushing racially-divisive rhetoric and policies into every aspect of public life, if the Senate were to confirm him, they’d be giving an individual who advocated for racially segregated schools, opposed the civil rights laws of the 1960s, and who used his platform as a professor to indoctrinate young Americans in his divisive world view a seat at the highest levels of our federal government.

  3. Shawntel Cooper:

    My ancestors did not fight for segregation to be played out again or to indoctrinate little children to alter their natural growth to love without seeing color.

  4. Lisa Chaffee:

    We are fighting tirelessly to get this toxic material out of our children’s classrooms, but the teachers’ unions we’re up against have been unrelenting in their efforts to indoctrinate our kids, at the end of the day, it’s the Democrat politicians like Tim Ryan who empower these teachers’ unions.

  5. Adrian Zenz:

    Driven by multi-billion dollar budgets, tight deadlines, and sophisticated digital database systems, this unprecedented campaign has enabled Xinjiang's government to assimilate and indoctrinate children in closed environments by separating them from their parents, this separation can take various forms and degrees, including full daycare during work days, entire work weeks, and longer-term full-time separation.


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