Definitions for initiator
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
in•i•ti•ate*ɪˈnɪʃ iˌeɪt; -ɪt, -ˌeɪt(v.; adj., n.; adj.; n.)-at•ed, -at•ing
(v.t.)to begin, set going, or originate:
to initiate major social reforms.
to introduce into the knowledge of some art or subject.
to admit into the membership of an organization or group, esp. with formal or secret rites.
admitted into an organizaton or group.
introduced to the knowledge of a subject.
(n.)a person who has been initiated.
* Syn: See begin.
Origin of initiate:
1595–1605; < L initiātus, ptp. of initiāre, v. der. of initium; see initial
a person who initiates a course of action
One who initiates
A substance that initiates a chain reaction or polymerization
A task (in a mainframe computer) that initiates multiple jobs
A material whose presence in the body eventually leads to cancer
one who initiates
An act that sets in motion some course of events; a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen.
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