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ini·tials

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  1. Initials(n. pl.)

    The first letters of a person's first and last name, and sometimes also the first letters of the middle name or names; as, sign your initials in the margin; people identified only by their initials.

Wiktionary

  1. initials(Noun)

    An abbreviation of a person's name, constructed by taking the initial letters of first, last, and sometimes middle name. See monogram

Editors Contribution

  1. initials

    Plural noun and verb form of the word initial.

    The teacher put his initials at the end of his pupils work to indicate he had marked it and put the result also.

    Submitted by MaryC on January 20, 2017  

How to pronounce initials?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say initials in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of initials in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of initials in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of initials in a Sentence

  1. Malcolm Forbes:

    If you don't know what to do with many of the papers piled on your desk, stick a dozen colleagues initials on them and pass them along. When in doubt, route.

  2. E. B. White:

    Deathlessness should be arrived at in a... haphazard fashion. Loving fame as much as any man, we shall carve our initials in the shell of a tortoise and turn him loose in a peat bog.

  3. Donda West:

    For people who felt a way about the kids comment I ain't mean it in a harmful way, i just saw my wife's initials and reacted because that's my family.

  4. Siddharth Astir:

    Using Initials was the first step by mankind towards secularism

  5. Malcolm Forbes:

    If you don't know what to do with many of the papers piled on your desk, stick a dozen colleagues' initials on 'em, and pass them along. When in doubt, route.

Images & Illustrations of initials

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