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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Example sentences from the Web for initial
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.
I rubbed in the spot indicated, and out came the crest and initials exactly as Jack had described them.Uncanny Tales|Various
To Lucy Warrender, who now heard of the matter for the first time, these initials were no enigma.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Her name and his initials were all that was written in the book; very carefully she cut out the entire page.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
There was nothing in the pockets of the overcoat, but inside the hat he found pasted the initials L. P.Dope|Sax Rohmer
We might cite the initials of many more of those who found themselves, not without some mutual surprise, side by side in one room.Camille (La Dame aux Camilias)|Alexandre Dumas, fils