to take in; ingest.
- in·cep·tor, noun
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How to use incept in a sentence
After this he was called to Paris, where he incepted as D.D.
He incepted in June or July, 1518, and half his composition was remitted.
Having secured a reduction of his composition to 4, he incepted on July 9.
He probably incepted in theology and lectured to the Friars at Oxford about 1340 or soon after.
Some time after 1245 he became custodian of Oxford; he held the office in 1253 when Thomas of York incepted.
British Dictionary definitions for incept
(of organisms) to ingest (food)
British (formerly) to take a master's or doctor's degree at a university
botany a rudimentary organ
- inceptor, noun
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