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INCULCATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does inculcate mean? 

INCULCATE (verb)
  The verb INCULCATE has 1 sense:

1. teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions

  Familiarity information: INCULCATE used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


INCULCATE (verb)


Sense 1inculcate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Synonyms:

inculcate; infuse; instill

Context example:

inculcate values into the young generation

Hypernyms (to "inculcate" is one way to...):

drill (teach by repetition)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "inculcate"):

din (instill (into a person) by constant repetition)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something PP


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