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Inaugurate

In`au´gu`rate
a.1.Invested with office; inaugurated.
v. t.1.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.
2.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.
As if kings did choose remarkable days to inaugurate their favors.
- Sir H. Wotton.
3.To celebrate the completion of, or the first public use of; to dedicate, as a statue.
4.To begin with good omens.
Verb1.inaugurate - commence officially
Synonyms: kick off
2.inaugurate - open ceremoniously or dedicate formally
3.inaugurate - be a precursor of; "The fall of the Berlin Wall ushered in the post-Cold War period"
Synonyms: usher in, introduce
anoint, author, bear, beget, breed, bring about, bring forth, bring to effect, bring to pass, bring up, broach, cause, chair, christen, coin, conceive, constitute, create, crown, do, effect, effectuate, engender, enlist, enroll, enter, enthrone, establish, father, float, form, found, generate, gestate, get off, give birth to, give occasion to, give origin to, give rise to, incept, induct, initiate, innovate, install, instate, institute, introduce, invent, invest, jump off, kick off, lift up, make, materialize, mint, neologize, neoterize, occasion, ordain, organize, place, place in office, produce, put in, raise, realize, renew, renovate, ring in, set afloat, set agoing, set on foot, set up, sign on, sign up, sire, start going, start up, throne, turn on, usher in, work
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