Synonyms for inaugural

Synonyms for (noun) inaugural

Synonyms: inaugural, inauguration

Definition: the ceremonial induction into a position

Usage: the new president obviously enjoyed his inauguration

Similar words: induction, initiation, installation

Definition: a formal entry into an organization or position or office

Usage: his initiation into the club; he was ordered to report for induction into the army; he gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame

Synonyms: inaugural, inaugural address

Definition: an address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)

Similar words: speech, address

Definition: the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience

Usage: he listened to an address on minor Roman poets

Synonyms for (adj) inaugural

Synonyms: first, maiden, initiative, initiatory, inaugural

Definition: serving to set in motion

Usage: the magazine's inaugural issue; the initiative phase in the negotiations; an initiatory step toward a treaty; his first (or maiden) speech in Congress; the liner's maiden voyage

Similar words: opening

Definition: first or beginning

Usage: the memorable opening bars of Beethoven's Fifth; the play's opening scene

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