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Definition of: initiate

(in·ishē·āt) v.t. ·at·ed, ·at·ing
1. To begin; originate.
2. To introduce, as into a position or club, usually with rites or ceremony.
3. To instruct in fundamentals or principles. See synonyms under ENROL, INSTALL, TEACH.
adjective (-it, -āt)

1. Instructed in the rudiments or secrets; initiated; newly admitted, as into a secret society.
2. Initial; begun; commenced; new.
3. Characteristic of an inexperienced person or of one newly initiated.
noun (-it, -āt) One who has been initiated; also, a beginner.
[<L initiatus, pp. of initiare enter upon <initium beginning. See INITIAL.]
tor noun

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