Definition of inaugurate:
- Invested with office; inaugurated.
- To begin with good omens.
- To cause to begin, esp. with formality or solemn ceremony; hence, to set in motion, action, or progress; to initiate; - used especially of something of dignity or worth or public concern; as, to inaugurate a new era of things, new methods, etc.
- To celebrate the completion of, or the first public use of; to dedicate, as a statue.
- To introduce or induct into an office with suitable ceremonies or solemnities; to invest with power or authority in a formal manner; to install; as, to inaugurate a president; to inaugurate a king.
premise, launch, insert, bring out, accept, acquaint, present, approach, lead off, put in, invest, set about, kick off, stick in, install, inclose, introduce, usher in, take up, open, bring in, preface, enclose, study at begin, get off, set to, innovate, enter, take on, set out, precede, instate, infix.
- begin (part of speech: verb)
- originate (part of speech: verb)
- celebrate (part of speech: verb)
- "Handel", Edward J. Dent.
- "Study of Child Life", Marion Foster Washburne.
The English authorities even went so far as to inaugurate a sharp- shooting system at sea by offering a reward to any captain who rammed or destroyed a German submarine, although the latter could only obey this command at the risk of their lives; but what cared the rulers in England for the existence of men belonging to the lower classes of the Nation?- "The Journal of Submarine Commander von Forstner", Georg-Günther von Forstner Commentator: John Hays, Jr. Hammond.