einweisen

(ein verb)

Meanings

1.
to instruct, to introduce, to show around
(Giving someone a thorough introduction to a new activity. Think of someone's first day at the office, when they get shown all the company software and logins. It's NOT about meeting coworkers, it's about skill.)
2.
to commit, to institutionalize
(ONLY in the sense of committing someone to a hospital or mental institution. )

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Root: *u̯id-
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