What does the word inauguration mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The ceremony of inaugurating.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Inaugurator.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Inauguratory.

Usage examples for inauguration

  1. He turned up again at Washington not long after the Inauguration and had a private interview with the Secretary of the Treasury. – Democracy An American Novel by Henry Adams
  2. Five weeks after the inauguration Lee surrendered, and the war was virtually at an end. – Abraham Lincoln and the Union A Chronicle of the Embattled North, Volume 29 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Nathaniel W. Stephenson
  3. But if the Southern States secede upon the inauguration of Lincoln, before he commits an overt act against their rights, would you advise or vindicate resistance by force to their secession? – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters