Definitions for: Indoctrinate

[v] teach doctrines to; teach uncritically; "The Moonies indoctrinate their disciples"

Webster (1913) Definition: In*doc"tri*nate, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
Indoctrinated; p. pr. & vb. n. Indoctrinating.] [Pref.
in- in + L. doctrina doctrine: cf. F. endoctriner.]
To instruct in the rudiments or principles of learning, or of
a branch of learning; to imbue with learning; to instruct in,
or imbue with, principles or doctrines; to teach; -- often
followed by in.

A master that . . . took much delight in indoctrinating
his young, unexperienced favorite. --Clarendon.

See Also: brainwash, inspire, instruct, learn, revolutionise, revolutionize, teach

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