verb (used with object), in·i·ti·at·ed, in·i·ti·at·ing.
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You’ll find ice climbing for the well-initiated, or you can cross-country ski on the unplowed roads throughout the park.
As the head of his department, Salerno had the authority to initiate a purchase like the $7,000 badge, according to Moor.How the Police Bank Millions Through Their Union Contracts|by Andrew Ford, Asbury Park Press, and Agnes Chang, Jeff Kao and Agnel Philip, ProPublica|February 8, 2021|ProPublica
Over several weeks, police say, 30 men initiated “explicit conversations” and sought to meet for sex.
We’ve seen a lot of market manipulation over the past couple of weeks, a lot of it initiated by Reddit’s WallStreetBets forum.
Voice calls are used to initiate most processes, whether it’s to obtain critical information, follow up on a form or previous communication, or pass on some data, or of course provide clearance for a payment.Infinitus emerges from stealth with $21.4M for ‘voice RPA’ aimed at healthcare companies|Ingrid Lunden|February 4, 2021|TechCrunch
The feminist movement has encouraged women that they can initiate romantic relationships, too.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating|Ellie Schaack|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
“Tesla will not initiate patent lawsuits against anyone who, in good faith, wants to use our technology,” he wrote.Tesla’s Radical Patent Move is a Plot to Take Over the Road|Daniel Gross|June 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Men need to step up and have this discussion, and not rely on women to initiate and lead it.
Initiate a dialogue about how we are all kind of like little people, if you think about it, at least compared to the One Percent.How to Celebrate 4/20 Without Actually Smoking Weed|Kelly Williams Brown|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They can initiate ideas and catalyze a certain form, but the trick is not to begin, but to sustain.
The ant individual preserves its powers of observation and thought and may initiate new processes.Man And His Ancestor|Charles Morris
In order that you may make no mistake, we feel obliged to initiate you into the most important secrets of the Reformation.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
The very savages in Australia initiate their children better than the English do to-day.The New Machiavelli|Herbert George Wells
The Senate, however, cannot initiate a treaty, the President alone can do that.Ethics in Service|William Howard Taft
So far, then, nothing was said to the initiate in contradiction to the broad tenets of orthodox Islamism.Secret Societies And Subversive Movements|Nesta H. Webster