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Synonyms for initiate

begin

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initiate someone into something

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  • instruct in
  • train in
  • coach in
  • acquaint with
  • drill in
  • make aware of
  • teach about
  • tutor in
  • indoctrinate
  • prime in
  • familiarize with

Synonyms for initiate

to admit formally into membership or office, as with ritual

Synonyms for initiate

someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field

people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity

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accept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite

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bring up a topic for discussion

set in motion, start an event or prepare the way for

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Initiates can register for hospital circumcision on any day and usually stay one week after their circumcision.
The CD boots a "dead" machine, loads all device drivers, connects to the network and initiates the restore of the failed machine's OS partition.
A transfer that the consumer initiates by telephone is covered by Regulation E if the transfer is made under a written plan or agreement between the consumer and the financial institution making the transfer.
Section 7.01 of the proposed procedure states that any "examining agent, appeals officer, or counsel for the government changing a taxpayer's method of accounting will provide notice that a timing issue is being treated as an accounting method change." In order to finalize a Service-initiated method change "the taxpayer and the IRS must execute a closing agreement." The requirement that notice be given to taxpayers whenever the IRS initiates an accounting method change is welcome.
From his pioneering work, the tradition has grown to include thousands of initiates from all walks of life and ethnic groups.
[paragraph] Initiate international talks aimed at the phasing out of production of weapons-usable fissile materials--plutonium or highly enriched uranium--for any purposes including civilian energy or research, and at placing all such materials worldwide under international safeguards.
A furnace heated to a temperature higher than the reaction's ignition temperature would also initiate damage.
The first is the Automated Clearing House (ACH) credit method, under which the taxpayer initiates a transfer of money the day before the due dta from its bank to the State's bank.
The notice also indicates that, to be consistent with the policy of encouraging voluntary compliance with proper tax accounting principles, the agent will not initiate an accounting method change if the change places the taxpayer in a more favorable position.
* Using ACH, taxpayers must initiate payments at least one day prior to the tax due date.
These payment methods have been made available to depositors in response to concerns that many companies will not have the information available to initiate a tax deposit on the day prior to its due date.
Under the other method (the ACH Credit method), the taxpayer must contact its financial institution to initiate the EFT to a government account.
figure By NDUNG'U GACHANE Sharp differences have emerged between the church and Kikuyu elders over who should counsel to initiates before and after circumcision.On hand, the elders are accusing the church of engaging in "counselling for business gain" while the church accusing the elders of propaganda aimed at preventing it from counselling the initiates.
The types of inhalants most frequently mentioned as having been used by recent initiates included glue, shoe polish, or toluene (30.3 percent); gasoline or lighter fluid (24.9 percent); nitrous oxide or "whippets" (24.9 percent); and spray paints (23.4 percent).