Synonyms of 'initiate'
in the sense of learner
a new aid for younger children or slow learners
in the sense of neophyte
The book is a wonderfully stimulating read for both neophytes and wine buffs.
in the sense of newcomer
a recent arrival or participant
The candidates are all relative newcomers to politics.
in the sense of novitiate
Claudio's sister, Isabella, is a novitiate in a convent.
in the sense of open
to set or be set in action
They are now ready to open negotiations.
in the sense of originate
to come or bring (something) into existence
No-one knows who originated this story.
in the sense of pioneer
to initiate or develop
the scientist who invented and pioneered DNA tests
in the sense of probationer
a person on a trial period in a job
I was a young policeman - a probationer with a training officer.
in the sense of proselyte
a recent convert
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Thesaurus for initiate from the Collins English Thesaurus