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Definitions for initiatory
ɪˈnɪʃ i əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr iini·tia·to·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inaugural, initiative, initiatory, first, maiden(adj)

    serving to set in motion

    "the magazine's inaugural issue"; "the initiative phase in the negotiations"; "an initiatory step toward a treaty"; "his first (or maiden) speech in Congress"; "the liner's maiden voyage"


  1. initiatory(Noun)

    An introductory act or rite.

  2. initiatory(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to initiation

  3. initiatory(Adjective)

    inceptive, initial, inaugural or introductory

Webster Dictionary

  1. Initiatory(adj)

    suitable for an introduction or beginning; introductory; prefatory; as, an initiatory step

  2. Initiatory(adj)

    tending or serving to initiate; introducing by instruction, or by the use and application of symbols or ceremonies; elementary; rudimentary

  3. Initiatory(noun)

    an introductory act or rite

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How to say initiatory in sign language?

  1. initiatory


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of initiatory in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of initiatory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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