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initiate

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  • verbstart, introduce
  • verbteach
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Synonyms for initiate

verb start, introduce
  • begin
  • commence
  • inaugurate
  • institute
  • launch
  • open
  • set up
  • take up
  • trigger
  • admit
  • enter
  • induct
  • install
  • intro
  • invest
  • originate
  • pioneer
  • break the ice
  • come out with
  • come up with
  • dream up
  • get ball rolling
  • get feet wet
  • get under way
  • instate
  • kick off
  • make up
  • set in motion
  • take in
  • usher in

Antonyms for initiate

  • block
  • cease
  • close
  • complete
  • conclude
  • end
  • finish
  • halt
  • stop
  • expel
  • reject
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • terminate

More words related to initiate

admit

verb. allow entry or use

admits

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admitted

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admitting

verb. allow entry or use

began

verb. start

begin

verb. start
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