Definitions for inculcateɪnˈkʌl keɪt, ˈɪn kʌlˌkeɪt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word inculcate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inculcate, instill, infuse(verb)

    teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions

    "inculcate values into the young generation"


  1. inculcate(Verb)

    To teach by repeated instruction.

  2. inculcate(Verb)

    To induce understanding or a particular sentiment in a person or persons.

  3. Origin: From inculcatus, perfect passive participle of inculco, from in + calco, from calx.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inculcate(verb)

    to teach and impress by frequent repetitions or admonitions; to urge on the mind; as, Christ inculcates on his followers humility

Translations for inculcate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for inculcate »


Find a translation for the inculcate definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these inculcate definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"inculcate." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 30 Jan. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for inculcate?

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for inculcate: