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Synonyms for indoctrinate
ɪnˈdɒk trəˌneɪt

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  1. indoctrinate(verb)

    teach doctrines to; teach uncritically

    "The Moonies indoctrinate their disciples"

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. indoctrinate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    teach, instruct, initiate, give instruction to

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How to use indoctrinate in a sentence?

  1. Syrian President Bashar Assad:

    It's Wahhabi Ideology, They use the same books to indoctrinate the people.

  2. David Horowitz:

    If she were a white racist rather than an anti-white racist, she would never be hired. Professors are supposed to be experts in some scholarly field, and professionals in their classroom discourse. They don't have a license to indoctrinate students in their prejudices -- whether those prejudices are right or left.

  3. Alexander Raymond Arifianto:

    I think the family setting and the isolation from the outside world... were perfect settings for him to indoctrinate the rest of his family.

  4. 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.

  5. David Horowitz:

    If she were a white racist rather than an anti-white racist, she would never be hired. Professors are supposed to be experts in some scholarly field, and professionals in their classroom discourse. They don't have a license to indoctrinate students in their prejudices - whether those prejudices are right or left.


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