Student Thesaurus

One entry found for initiate.
Entry Word: initiate
Function: verb
Text: 1 to be responsible for the creation and early operation or use of <no one knows who initiated written language> -- see FOUND
2 to impart knowledge of a new thing or situation to <initiated the new recruits in the unspoken laws of military conduct> -- see ACQUAINT 1
3 to put into an office or welcome into an organization with special ceremonies <initiated her as Surgeon General before an army of reporters and photographers> -- see INSTALL 1