verb (used with object), in·au·gu·rat·ed, in·au·gu·rat·ing.
Origin of inaugurate
Examples from the Web for inaugurated
George Washington had walked there to pray after he was inaugurated the first President of the United States.
Beginning in 1318, it inaugurated the gradual demise of Telugu sovereignty.
Needham points out that Cruz was 10 when Reagan was inaugurated and that Mitt Romney was an independent when Reagan was president.Heritage Action, the Group Giving Boehner Fits, and Its Confident CEO|Eleanor Clift|October 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"Faversham just inaugurated a ‘Southcliffe Walk’, where you can go around the sites of the shooting," he says.British Crime Dramas Explore the Dark Side of Small Town Life|Soraya Roberts|September 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In 2012, Scandinavian Airlines inaugurated two daily, direct routes: from Beijing and Shanghai to Copenhagen.The Surprising Reasons the Chinese Love the Little Mermaid|Chantel Tattoli|August 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Thus the long line of the Bishop-Princes of Lige, and the place in which for centuries they had been inaugurated, fell together.Belgium|George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
On March 4th of this year President Lincoln was inaugurated.Wilford Woodruff|Matthias F. Cowley
He encouraged the substitution, that was inaugurated by Killigrew, of women for boys in female parts.A Life of William Shakespeare|Sidney Lee
He at once inaugurated two campaigns to be carried on at once.Hidden Treasures|Harry A. Lewis
A more sympathetic restoration was inaugurated by Mr. Philip Hardwick in 1823.
British Dictionary definitions for inaugurated
Word Origin for inaugurate
Word Origin and History for inaugurated
c.1600, a back-formation from inauguration and also from Latin inauguratus, past participle of inaugurare (see inauguration). Related: Inaugurated; inaugurating.