from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To instruct in a body of doctrine or principles.
- transitive v. To imbue with a partisan or ideological point of view: a generation of children who had been indoctrinated against the values of their parents.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to teach with a biased , one-sided or uncritical ideology.
- v. to brainwash.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To instruct in the rudiments or principles of learning, or of a branch of learning; to imbue with learning; to teach; -- often followed by in.
- transitive v. To instruct in, or imbue with, doctrines, principles or ideologies, especially from a specific point of view which may be partisan or biased; to strongly press one's own point of view upon.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To imbue with learning, or with a particular doctrine or principle; cause to hold as a doctrine or belief; instruct.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. teach doctrines to; teach uncritically
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