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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.
Pandora apparently had not hitherto examined this monument, and our young man wished he had known, the evening before, of her omission, so that he might have offered to be her initiator.
n we call the formula [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] information partition of the i communication initiator.
2] has been studied with a variety of initiators [16, 20], Most of the pioneering work and kinetic models were developed using diethyl peroxydicarbonate (DEPDC) as a free radical initiator at temperatures between 60 and 90[degrees]C and pressures between 200 and 305 bar in both batch and continuous stirred tank reactors [5, 13, 22-25], Several models have been developed evaluating the kinetics of free radical initiated polymerization of VF2 using DEPDC as an initiator as well [13, 24, 26-28], Free radical initiators are selected for polymerization reactions based on the reaction conditions and the reactivity of the initiator, which is dependent upon the type of initiator and temperature.
Stokes and Chang prepared telechelic polyolefin polymerization with a terpene initiator with functional groups that survive polymerization.
Meanwhile, Auhoud Al-Ansari, a female initiator, said her small project is a homemade snack, adding that the Kuwaiti society tries to make use of youth's capabilities and innovations.
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.
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.
In the centralized algorithms, the initiator maintains the entire information to determine a deadlock whereas in the distributed algorithm the information is spread across multiple sites.
Because of the latter, PPD is a better UV initiator than an efficient visible light photo-initiator.
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.