Definitions For Initiate

noun

  • People who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity
  • Someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
  • Someone new to a field or activity
  • A person who is being formally accepted or who has been formally accepted as a member of a group or organization

verb

  • Set in motion, start an event or prepare the way for
  • Bring up a topic for discussion
  • Bring into being
  • Take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of
  • Accept people into an exclusive society or group, usually with some rite
  • To cause the beginning of (something) : to start or begin (something)
  • To formally accept (someone) as a member of a group or organization usually in a special ceremony
  • To teach (someone) the basic facts or ideas about something

Is Initiate a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
8
Words with Friends
9

The word Initiate is worth 8 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Initiate in a Sentence

  • Doctors have initiated a series of tests to determine the cause of the problem.
  • The company initiated judicial proceedings against them.
  • The new recruits will be initiated tomorrow night.
  • These secrets are known only to a small group of initiates.

Synonyms for Initiate

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