Home   Reverse Dictionary / Thesaurus  Customize   Spruce   Help


Jump to: General, Art, Business, Computing, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Religion, Science, Slang, Sports, Tech, Phrases 

We found 38 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word initiate:
Click on the first link on a line below to go directly to a page where "initiate" is defined.

General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. initiate: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. initiate: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. initiate: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. initiate: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. initiate: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. initiate, initiate: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Initiate, initiate: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. initiate: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. initiate: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. initiate: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. initiate: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. initiate: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. initiate: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Initiate, initiate: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. initiate: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. initiate: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Initiate (Nels Cline Singers album), Initiate, The Initiate: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Initiate: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. initiate: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. initiate: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. initiate: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. initiate: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. initiate: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. initiate: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. initiate: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. initiate: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. initiate: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. INITIATE: Accounting Glossary [home, info]
  2. INITIATE: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  3. initiate: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  4. Initiate: Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. initiate: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. initiate: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. initiate: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. initiate: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Initiate: Explosives [home, info]

(Note: See initiator for more definitions.)

Quick definitions from Macmillan (
American English Definition British English Definition

Provided by

Quick definitions from WordNet (initiate)

noun:  people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity ("It is very familiar to the initiate")
noun:  someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
noun:  someone new to a field or activity
verb:  accept young people into society, usually with some rite ("African men are initiated when they reach puberty")
verb:  take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of
verb:  prepare the way for
verb:  bring up a topic for discussion
verb:  bring into being ("He initiated a new program")

▸ Also see initiator

Words similar to initiate

Usage examples for initiate

Idioms related to initiate (New!)

Popular adjectives describing initiate

Words that often appear near initiate

Rhymes of initiate

Invented words related to initiate

Phrases that include initiate:   participate but do not initiate, black crown initiate, decline to initiate betting, initiate someone in into more...

Words similar to initiate:   start, beginner, broach, enlightened, induct, initiated, initiating, initiator, novice, originate, pioneer, pundit, savant, tiro, tyro, begin, lead up, learned person, more...

Search for initiate on Google or Wikipedia

Search completed in 0.033 seconds.

Home   Reverse Dictionary / Thesaurus  Customize  Privacy   API   Spruce   Help