Definitions for: Inaugural


[n] the ceremonial induction into a position; "the new president obviously enjoyed his inauguration"
[n] an address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a US president)
[adj] serving to set in motion; "the magazine's inaugural issue"; "the initiative phase in the negotiations"; "an initiatory step toward a treaty"; "his first (or maiden) speech in Congress"; "the liner's maiden voyage"
[adj] occurring at or characteristic of a formal investiture or induction; "the President's inaugural address"; "an inaugural ball"



Webster (1913) Definition: In*au"gu*ral, a. [Cf. F. inaugural.]
Pertaining to, or performed or pronounced at, an
inauguration; as, an inaugural address; the inaugural
exercises.


In*au"gu*ral, n.
An inaugural address. [U.S.]

Synonyms: first, inaugural address, inauguration, initiative, initiatory, maiden, opening

Antonyms: exaugural

See Also: address, inaugural, inaugural, inaugural address, inauguration, induction, initiation, installation, speech

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