Synonyms of initial
openingDictionary • The initial reaction has been excellent.
opening • the season's opening game
first • The first men of this race lived like gods.
early • the book's early chapters
earliest • This is the earliest confirmed case of AIDS in the world.
inaugural • In his inaugural address, he appealed for understanding.
introductory • an introductory course in religion and theology
embryonic • Romania's embryonic democracy
incipient • There were signs of incipient panic.
inchoate • The dispute threatens to smash the inchoate government to fragments.
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earliestEarliest is the superlative of early.
• This is the earliest confirmed case of AIDS in the world.
earlyEarly means near the beginning of something such as a piece of work or a process.
• the book's early chapters
embryonicAn embryonic process, idea, organization, or organism is one at a very early stage in its development.
• Romania's embryonic democracy
Thesaurus for initial from the Collins English Thesaurus
of, at, or concerning the beginning