Part of speech:
To celebrate formally the first public use of; dedicate
(Sports) To modify (one's stance), as in baseball or golf, so that it is open.
To begin, commence, initiate.
To introduce into (particularly if certain knowledge or experience is required, such as ritual adulthood or cults).
To be the cause of; bring about; make happen; effect, induce, produce, compel, etc.
To install in office with ceremony
To set off; initiate:
To launch is defined as to set something in motion, to start something or to forcefully throw something.
To put in a particular status, position, or rank; install
To acknowledge or confess
To be the person who gets (something sent or transmitted):
The definition of commence means to begin something.
To cause (an institution, for example) to come into existence or begin operating; found; set up.
(Archaic, Naut.) To punish or harass by forcing to do hard, unnecessary work
To end; finish; conclude
To complete a contest in a specified position
To come to an end; terminate
To come to an end
To disregard deliberately; pay no attention to; refuse to consider
Neglect is defined as to ignore or fail to care for someone or something or fail to do something.
(Intransitive) To come or go near, in place or time; to draw nigh; to advance nearer.
To go aboard a vessel or aircraft, as at the start of a journey.
To cause to go (into), or to be received (into); to put in; to insert; to cause to be admitted.
We institute your Grace / To be our regent in these parts of France.
(Baseball) To be the first batter of an inning.
To go about the initial step in doing (something)
To undertake is defined as to manage funerals and burials.
(US, idiomatic, ranching, slang) To force the weaning of a bovine cow's calf by restricting the calf's access to its mother's udders. Used figuratively or literally.
Any beginner or novice
Someone who sets (puts) something in motion
A person in the first year, term, etc. of some enterprise
Neophyte is a beginner, a recent convert to something and not yet very familiar with it.
A person who has entered a religious order but has not yet taken final vows.
A newcomer not yet hardened to rough outdoor life; a greenhorn.
(Sports) A first-year or first-time player in a particular league, event, etc.
(Intransitive) To receive something willingly.
someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
A learned person.
The definition of a savant is a scholar or learned person.
A newly recruited soldier.
set in motion, start an event or prepare the way for
To broach is defined as to cautiously bring up a sensitive or controversial topic.
To bring into being; create or start:
To prepare or open (a way, etc.)
To come to an end in space or time; stop; end
Find another word for initiate. In this page you can discover 72 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for initiate, like: inaugurate, open, start, induct, cause, invest, trigger, launch, instate, admit and receive.