- Word Combinations (verb)
|part of speech:
||inculcated, inculcates, inculcating
||to implant in someone's mind by earnest and frequent repetition; instill (usu. fol. by in).
The sect inculcated respect for elders in their children.
||to cause to accept an idea or value; imbue (usu. fol. by with).
She inculcated her students with a love of learning.
- similar words:
||inculcation (n.), inculcator (n.)