Synonyms of 'initiate'
in the sense of convert
a person who has been converted to another belief or religion
She was a recent convert to Roman Catholicism.
in the sense of enrol
to become or cause to become a member
I thought I'd enrol you with an art group at the school.
in the sense of entrant
the newest entrant to the political scene
in the sense of establish
to create or set up (an organization, link, etc.)
They established the school in 1989.
in the sense of inaugurate
to begin officially or formally
They inaugurated the first ever scheduled flights.
in the sense of induct
to initiate in knowledge of (a group or profession)
Six new members have been inducted into the Cabinet.
in the sense of instigate
to cause to happen
The violence was instigated by ex-members of the secret police.
in the sense of institute
to start or establish
We will institute a number of methods to improve safety.
in the sense of invest
to install someone (in an official position)
He was invested as a paramount chief of a district tribe.
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Thesaurus for initiate from the Collins English Thesaurus