What does initiator mean?

Definitions for initiator

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. instigator, initiator(noun)

    a person who initiates a course of action


  1. initiator(Noun)

    One who initiates

  2. initiator(Noun)

    A substance that initiates a chain reaction or polymerization

  3. initiator(Noun)

    A task (in a mainframe computer) that initiates multiple jobs

  4. initiator(Noun)

    A material whose presence in the body eventually leads to cancer

Webster Dictionary

  1. Initiator(noun)

    one who initiates

  2. Origin: [L.]


  1. Initiator

    An act that sets in motion some course of events; a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of initiator in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of initiator in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Machiavelli:

    It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to manage, than the creation of a new system. For the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old institutions and merely lukewarm defenders in those who would gain by the new ones.

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