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in·i·ti·ate

 (ĭ-nĭsh′ē-āt′)
tr.v. in·i·ti·at·ed, in·i·ti·at·ing, in·i·ti·ates
1. To set going by taking the first step; begin: initiated trade with developing nations. See Synonyms at begin.
2. To introduce to a new field, interest, skill, or activity: initiated the students into the world of opera.
3. To admit (someone) into membership, as with a ritual or ceremony.
adj. (-ĭt)
1. Initiated or admitted, as to membership or a position of authority.
2. Introduced to something new, such as a new field of knowledge.
n. (-ĭt)
1. One who is being or has been initiated into an organization.
2. One who has been introduced to or has attained some knowledge in a particular field.

[Latin initiāre, initiāt-, from initium, beginning; see ei- in Indo-European roots.]

in·i′ti·a′tor n.

initiator

(ɪˈnɪʃɪˌeɪtə)
n
1. a person or thing that initiates
2. (Chemistry) chem a substance that starts a chain reaction
3. (Chemistry) chem an explosive used in detonators
inˈitiˌatress, inˈitiˌatrix fem n
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.initiator - a person who initiates a course of action
leader - a person who rules or guides or inspires others
aggressor - a confident assertive person who acts as instigator
Translations

initiator

[ɪˈnɪʃɪeɪtəʳ] Niniciador(a) m/f

initiator

[ɪˈnɪʃieɪtər] n [plan, process] → initiateur/trice m/f

initiator

nInitiator(in) m(f)

initiator

[ɪˈnɪʃɪˌeɪtəʳ] npromotore/trice
References in classic literature ?
Kutuzov replied: "I should be cursed by posterity were I looked on as the initiator of a settlement of any sort.
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Whereas the council of the initiator of the case Rio Abdul Rahim Advocate has pleaded from the court that the accused in the case Rimsha Missi was miss using the bail.
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Generally, three parties are involved in crowdfunding: a project initiator that is seeking project funding, contributors that fund the projects, and a moderator, usually a website, that brings the initiator and contributors together.
He was the Initiator of The Silent University and Aciliyet Mektebi.
In the centralized algorithms [8,15,16], the initiator maintains the Local Wait-For Graph (LWFG) to detect a deadlock.
* Definition of initiator of the virtual enterprise;
Because of the latter, PPD is a better UV initiator than an efficient visible light photo-initiator.
intelligence has concluded that the document published recently by The Times of London, which purportedly describes an Iranian plan to do experiments on what the newspaper described as a "neutron initiator" for an atomic weapon, is a fabrication, according to a former Central Intelligence Agency official.
Somewhat personal and Offers the initiator high impact/impression.
The hydrophilic polymers are chemically grafted to the fibers by way of reactive radicals formed from at least one of (i) a reaction between a monomer molecule and a radical polymerization initiator molecule and (ii) a reaction between the fiber surface and a radical polymerization initiator molecule.