Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de initiate

(verbo) 
Definition
to begin or set going
They wanted to initiate a discussion on economics.
Sinônimos
begin
The US wants to begin talks immediately.
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start
Now is probably as good a time as any to start a business.
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open
They are now ready to open negotiations.
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launch
The police have launched an investigation into the incident.
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establish
They established the school in 1989.
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institute
We will institute a number of methods to improve safety.
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pioneer
the scientist who invented and pioneered DNA tests
,
kick off (informal)
,
bring about
,
embark on
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originate
No-one knows who originated this story.
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set about
,
get under way
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instigate
The violence was instigated by ex-members of the secret police.
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inaugurate
They inaugurated the first ever scheduled flights.
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set in motion
,
trigger off
,
lay the foundations of
,
commence on
,
set going
,
break the ice on
,
set the ball rolling on
(verbo) 
Definition
to accept (new members) into a group, often through secret ceremonies
She was initiated as a member of the secret society.
Sinônimos
introduce
The Government has introduced a number of other money-saving ideas.
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admit
Journalists are rarely admitted to the region.
, ,
enrol
I thought I'd enrol you with an art group at the school.
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invest
He was invested as a paramount chief of a district tribe.
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recruit
He had the forlorn job of trying to recruit soldiers.
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induct
Six new members have been inducted into the Cabinet.
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instate
(substantivo) 
Definition
a person who has been initiated, esp. recently
He was an initiate of a Chinese spiritual discipline.
Sinônimos
novice
I'm a novice at these things. You're the professional.
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pupil
Goldschmidt became a pupil of the composer Franz Schreker.
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convert
She was a recent convert to Roman Catholicism.
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newcomer
The candidates are all relative newcomers to politics.
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beginner
I am a complete beginner to bird-keeping.
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trainee
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apprentice
I started off as an apprentice and worked my way up.
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entrant
the newest entrant to the political scene
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learner
a new aid for younger children or slow learners
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neophyte (formal)
The book is a wonderfully stimulating read for both neophytes and wine buffs.
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tyro
a tyro journalist
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probationer
I was a young policeman - a probationer with a training officer.
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novitiate
Claudio's sister, Isabella, is a novitiate in a convent.
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newbie (slang)
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Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of admit
Definition
to allow (someone) to enter
Journalists are rarely admitted to the region.
Sinônimos
let in,
take in,
give access to,
allow to enter
in the sense of apprentice
Definition
someone who works for a skilled person for a fixed period in order to learn his or her trade
I started off as an apprentice and worked my way up.
Sinônimos
in the sense of beginner
I am a complete beginner to bird-keeping.
Sinônimos
starter,
trainee,
cub,
neophyte (formal),
greenhorn (informal),
newbie (slang),
tenderfoot,

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