Definition of incept in English:
verb[no object] British historical
Graduate from a university with an academic degree.
- In all three universities, a Bachelor of Arts may ‘incept’ as a Master of Arts as soon as he is of the required academic standing.
- The method of ‘incepting’ in Oxford survives as set out in December 1431, in the form of a ‘statute’ drafted by the Proctors with the agreement of senior scholars.
mid 16th century (in the sense 'undertake, begin'): from Latin incept- 'begun', from the verb incipere. The current sense dates from the mid 19th century.
- Example sentences
- Work of tutors with inceptors is understood as significant part of pedagogical work.
- Inter-library loan service only for preceptor, inceptor and graduate students.
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