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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. initiate: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  2. initiate: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  3. initiate: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  4. initiate: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  5. initiate: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  6. initiate: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  7. initiate: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  8. initiate: Rhymezone [home, info]
  9. initiate: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  10. Initiate: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  11. The Initiate, Initiate, Initiate (Nels Cline Singers album): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  12. initiate: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  13. initiate: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  14. initiate, Initiate: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. initiate: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  16. initiate: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  17. initiate: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  18. initiate: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  19. initiate: Wiktionary [home, info]
  20. initiate: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  21. initiate, Initiate: Wordnik [home, info]
  22. initiate, initiate: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  23. initiate: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  24. initiate: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  25. initiate: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  26. initiate: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  27. initiate: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Initiate: Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary [home, info]
  2. initiate: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  3. INITIATE: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  4. INITIATE: Accounting Glossary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. initiate: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. initiate: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. initiate: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. initiate: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Initiate: Explosives [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (initiate)

noun:  people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some field or activity ("It is very familiar to the initiate")
noun:  someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
noun:  someone new to a field or activity
verb:  accept young people into society, usually with some rite ("African men are initiated when they reach puberty")
verb:  take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of
verb:  prepare the way for
verb:  bring up a topic for discussion
verb:  bring into being ("He initiated a new program")

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