What does inculcate mean?

Definitions for inculcateɪnˈkʌl keɪt, ˈɪn kʌlˌkeɪt

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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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inculcate

    in-kul′kāt, v.t. to enforce by frequent admonitions or repetitions.—ns. Inculcā′tion; Incul′cātor. [L. inculcāre, -ātumin, into, calcāre, to tread—calx, the heel.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inculcate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inculcate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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