"That oligarchy must also in its end be overthrown," continued the initiator.
I do not know who was the initiator of the movement or in what country it was first apparent.
Its initiator was Valentine Hauy, the mineralogist, to whom a statue has been erected in the principal courtyard.
Plato, therefore, is the founder and initiator of all idealism.
At the great exhibition at Paris one saw both master and scholars; or it would be better to say, the initiator and the imitators.
Guru—spiritual preceptor, initiator into learning or a faith.
Its past so full of grandeur had prepared it for the part of initiator, civiliser and liberator.
Again and again Fra Filippo acts as initiator and sets the fashion for whole generations of artists.
I hope history will not credit Mr. Lincoln with being the initiator.
He saw it come in powerfully with Mr. Flack, after Miss Dosson had proposed they should walk off without their initiator.
"one who has been initiated," 1811, from past participle adjective initiate (c.1600); see initiate (v.).
c.1600, "introduce to some practice or system," also "begin, set going," from Latin initiatus, past participle of initiare "to begin, originate," from initium "beginning" (see initial). In some senses a back-formation from initiation. Related: Initiated; initiates; initiating; initiator.