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Synonyms for induction
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. initiation, induction, installation(noun)

    a formal entry into an organization or position or office

    "his initiation into the club"; "he was ordered to report for induction into the army"; "he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame"

    evocation, foundation, instauration, installing, generalization, creation, elicitation, installation, generalisation, instalment, inductive reasoning, knowledgeability, institution, trigger, inductance, founding, innovation, initiation, installment, knowledgeableness, origination, introduction, facility

  2. induction, inductance(noun)

    an electrical phenomenon whereby an electromotive force (EMF) is generated in a closed circuit by a change in the flow of current

    generalisation, trigger, installation, generalization, inductance, inductor, evocation, initiation, elicitation, inductive reasoning

  3. generalization, generalisation, induction, inductive reasoning(noun)

    reasoning from detailed facts to general principles

    generalisation, abstraction, installation, generalization, generality, inductance, stimulus generalization, evocation, initiation, trigger, elicitation, stimulus generalisation, inductive reasoning

  4. evocation, induction, elicitation(noun)

    stimulation that calls up (draws forth) a particular class of behaviors

    "the elicitation of his testimony was not easy"

    generalisation, trigger, installation, generalization, inductance, evocation, initiation, elicitation, inductive reasoning, summoning

  5. induction(noun)

    the act of bringing about something (especially at an early time)

    "the induction of an anesthetic state"

    generalisation, trigger, installation, generalization, inductance, evocation, initiation, elicitation, inductive reasoning

  6. trigger, induction, initiation(noun)

    an act that sets in motion some course of events

    elicitation, foundation, evocation, introduction, generalization, creation, installation, generalisation, inductive reasoning, knowledgeability, institution, trigger, inductance, founding, gun trigger, initiation, instauration, knowledgeableness, origination, innovation

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. induction

    Deduction is reasoning from the general to the particular; induction is reasoning from the particular to the general. Deduction proceeds from a general principle through an admitted instance to a conclusion. Induction, on the other hand, proceeds from a number of collated instances, through some attribute common to them all, to a general principle. The proof of an induction is by using its conclusion as the premise of a new deduction. Thus what is ordinarily known as scientific induction is a constant interchange of induction and deduction. In deduction, if the general rule is true, and the special case falls under the rule, the conclusion is certain; induction can ordinarily give no more than a probable conclusion, because we can never be sure that we have collated all instances. An induction is of the nature of an inference, but while an inference may be partial and hasty, an induction is careful, and aims to be complete. Compare DEMONSTRATION; HYPOTHESIS.

    deduction, inference

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. induction

    collection, collation, gathering, application

    statement, generalization, proposition, class, principle, law, deduction, inference, argumentation, discourse

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. induction(n.)

    introduction (into office), installation, inauguration, institution

  2. induction(n.)

    conclusion (from many facts), inference, inductive method, baconian method

  3. induction(n.)

    (Physics.) influence of proximity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "induction":

    inductive, initiation, inducement, inducer, guidance, introductory, flux, orientation, suction

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How to use induction in a sentence?

  1. Luke Fletcher:

    China has traditionally had lower steel production costs than other steel producing regions such as Europe due to lower labor and raw material costs, the use of cheaper but more polluting induction furnaces, while not being subjected to stringent carbon pricing mechanisms, also provides cost advantage.

  2. Chairman Naresh Goyal:

    The induction of capacity and the enhanced competitive scenario is creating a constant pressure on yields.

  3. Stuart Phillips:

    People say that lifting heavier loads is the only way you can recruit type II fibers, but that’s just not true, you can recruit type II muscle fibers by induction of fatigue.

  4. Thomas Wolfe:

    Le Corbusier was the sort of relentlessly rational intellectual that only France loves wholeheartedly, the logician who flies higher and higher in ever-decreasing circles until, with one last, utterly inevitable induction, he disappears up his own fundamental aperture and emerges in the fourth dimension as a needle-thin umber bird.

  5. Christina DePino:

    My doctor explained that while not all the reasons are understood, after 37 weeks, patients with ICP are at a very high risk of having a stillborn. He also explained that induction was still my choice, as it is possible to carry a baby to full term and not have a stillborn.

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