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Synonyms for initial

Synonyms for initial

of, relating to, or occurring at the start of something

at or near the start of a period, development, or series

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the first letter of a word (especially a person's name)

mark with one's initials

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occurring at the beginning

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References in classic literature ?
That was why the people were so glad to see you, and why they thought from your initials that you were their rightful ruler.
In one of these was a beautiful jeweled locket, and on the outside were the initials JT, and on the inside the initials NT; in the other was a golden hair ornament set with precious stones, and about it was wound a strand of her own silken tresses.
I remember the initials on his linen because they were the same as my mother's initial before she was married--'J.
What will be the period of transit of the projectile when endowed with sufficient initial velocity?
Here," he said; and he wrote the initial letters, w, y, t, m, i, c, n, b, d, t, m, n, o, t.
Among these probably may be reckoned those initial essays which we have prefixed to the historical matter contained in every book; and which we have determined to be essentially necessary to this kind of writing, of which we have set ourselves at the head.