Synonyms of indoctrinate
brainwashDictionary • They have been completely indoctrinated.
brainwash • We were brainwashed to believe we were all equal.
school • He is schooled to spot trouble.
train • We train them in bricklaying and other building techniques.
teach • a programme to teach educational skills
drill • He drills the choir to a high standard.
instruct • He instructs family members in nursing techniques.
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brainwashIf you brainwash someone, you force them to believe something by continually telling them that it is true, and preventing them from thinking about it properly.
• We were brainwashed to believe we were all equal.
drillIf you drill people, you teach them to do something by making them repeat it many times.
• He drills the choir to a high standard.
instructSomeone who instructs people in a subject or skill teaches it to them.
• He instructs family members in nursing techniques.
Thesaurus for indoctrinate from the Collins English Thesaurus
to teach (a person or group of people) systematically to accept doctrines, esp uncritically