initiate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to create going by firmly taking the first step; begin: initiated trade with establishing nations. See Synonyms at start.
    • To introduce to a different area, interest, skill, or task.
    • To admit into account, much like ceremonies or ritual.
    • To introduce by a first work; to make a beginning with; setting afoot; to originate; to start; to begin with or enter upon.
    • To acquaint because of the beginnings; to instruct in rudiments or concepts; to present.
    • To introduce into a society or organization; to confer account on; specially, to admit to a secret order with mysterious rites or ceremonies.
  • adjective:
    • Initiated or admitted, concerning account or a situation of expert.
    • Instructed in esoteric knowledge.
    • Introduced to something new.
    • Unpracticed; untried; brand-new.
    • started; commenced; introduced to, or instructed in, the rudiments; newly admitted.
  • noun:
    • person who has been or happens to be started.
    • person who has-been introduced to or has obtained knowledge in a particular field.
    • a fresh member of a business.
    • person who has been through a ceremony of initiation.
    • One who is, or perhaps is to be, initiated.
    • One who is set up; particularly, person who is accepted to a knowledge of or participation in key doctrines, mystic rites, or even the like.
    • anyone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly area
    • some one not used to a field or task
    • individuals who have been introduced to the secrets of some industry or activity
  • verb:
    • to begin with; to begin.
    • to teach inside rudiments or concepts; to introduce.
    • To confer account on; particularly, to acknowledge to a secret order with mystical rites or ceremonies.
    • set in motion, begin a conference or prepare just how for
    • mention an interest for discussion
    • accept individuals into a special society or group, usually with some rite
    • bring into being
    • use the lead or initiative in; participate in the introduction of
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to accomplish 1st work; to perform 1st rite; to use the effort.
  • others:
    • to begin with or enter upon; make a new of; introduce; set going or by foot.
    • To introduce by preliminary instruction or forms; guide primarily; admit formally; induct: as, to initiate a person into an art, or into a society.
    • To do the first work; do the initial rite; use the initiative.
    • Pertaining or incident into the beginning or introduction; initial or initiatory.
    • Initiated; commencing; introduced to knowledge; prepared for instruction.

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