verb (used with object), in·i·tialed, in·i·tial·ing or (especially British) in·i·tialled, in·i·tial·ling.
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I finish a decent game, type my initials, and decide to call it quits.
Another time he altered the program so that the high score table would refuse to display the initials of one of his colleagues.
The woman is identified only by the initials J.W. in court papers from a subsequent federal civil-rights lawsuit.
On the Pont des Arts we buy a padlock engraved with our initials, T and E.
The other man who filed a suit on Nov. 27 has chosen to remain unidentified and filed his claim using only his initials.
Each diamond is further ornamented with the Tudor rose, ensigned with the royal crown, and flanked by the initials E. R.Royal English Bookbindings|Cyril Davenport
The initials I and F are the initials of his name; the remainder of the device is his trade-mark.Scenes and Characters of the Middle Ages|Edward Lewes Cutts
She didn't exactly name the peanuts, but she gave them initials.The Rosie World|Parker Fillmore
There's lots of folks of the same name, I don't care what it is, and the initials ain't the ones.The Quality of Mercy|W. D. Howells
My initials form a country in Europe, and my finals one of its lakes.Little Folks (November 1884)|Various