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To set up or establish
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“Authorities would initiate an investigation into the activities of the organization.”
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To inaugurate into an office or an organization, especially ceremonially
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“Tom's wife would help to initiate him into a colorful cult that believed in deities from outer space.”
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To cause to be acquainted with something
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“English teacher John Keating would initiate his students into a mesmerizing world of individuality.”
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To start, activate or put into action
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To bring about or cause something to happen
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(lead to) To culminate or result in a particular event or consequence
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To create something, typically using ingenuity or creativity
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To become, cause to become, acquainted with something
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To put forward for discussion or consideration
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To insert or introduce
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To obtain, arrange, or achieve by indirect, complicated or intensive efforts
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To take, or be in, charge of
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To accept or commence a given responsibility or engagement
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To expel or discharge, typically gas or light
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Noun
A person who has been initiated into an organization or activity
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“A student on my campus is rumored to have become an initiate of a clandestine society.”
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