Found 3 items, similar to initiate.
English → Indonesian
membayat, memprakarsai, memprakarsakan
English → English
n 1: someone new to a field or activity [syn: novice
2: someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly
field [syn: learned person
3: people who have been introduced to the mysteries of some
field or activity; “it is very familiar to the initiate”
] [ant: uninitiate
v 1: bring into being; “He initiated a new program”
; “Start a
2: take the lead or initiative in; participate in the
development of; “This South African surgeon pioneered
3: accept young people into society, usually with some rite;
“African men are initiated when they reach puberty”
4: bring up a topic for discussion [syn: broach
5: prepare the way for; “Hitler's attack on Poland led up to
World War Two”
[syn: lead up
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Initiated
; p. pr.
& vb. n. Initiating
.] [L. initiatus, p. p. of initiare to
begin, fr. initium beginning. See Initial
1. To introduce by a first act; to make a beginning with; to
set afoot; to originate; to commence; to begin or enter
How are changes of this sort to be initiated? --I.
2. To acquaint with the beginnings; to instruct in the
rudiments or principles; to introduce.
Providence would only initiate mankind into the
useful knowledge of her treasures, leaving the rest
to employ our industry. --Dr. H. More.
To initiate his pupil into any part of learning, an
ordinary skill in the governor is enough. --Locke.
3. To introduce into a society or organization; to confer
membership on; especially, to admit to a secret order with
mysterious rites or ceremonies.
The Athenians believed that he who was initiated and
instructed in the mysteries would obtain celestial
honor after death. --Bp.
He was initiated into half a dozen clubs before he
was one and twenty. --Spectator.
, v. i.
To do the first act; to perform the first rite; to take the
initiative. [R.] --Pope.
, a. [L. initiatus, p. p.]
1. Unpracticed; untried; new. [Obs.] “The initiate fear that
wants hard use.”
2. Begun; commenced; introduced to, or instructed in, the
rudiments; newly admitted.
To rise in science as in bliss,
Initiate in the secrets of the skies. --Young.
Initiate tenant by courtesy
(Law), said of a husband who
becomes such in his wife's estate of inheritance by the
birth of a child, but whose estate is not consummated till
the death of the wife. --Mozley & W.
One who is, or is to be, initiated.