Is INITIATIVE a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Scrabble Global :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'initiative'


  1. INITIATIVE, the first of a series of actions
  2. INITIATIVE, readiness to embark on bold new ventures
  3. INITIATIVE, the power or opportunity to do something before others do
  4. INITIATIVE, the energy and desire that is needed to do something
  5. INITIATIVE, a plan or program that is intended to solve a problem


  1. INITIATIVE, serving to set in motion

Synonyms for 'initiative'

The word INITIATIVE is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'initiative' in a sentence

  1. If you want to meet her, you're going to have to take the initiative and introduce yourself.
  2. The company has the opportunity to seize the initiative by getting its new products to the market before its competitors.
  3. The governor has proposed a new initiative to improve conditions in urban schools.

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