< Latin initiātus
past participle of initiāre,
equivalent to initi
) (see initial
) + -ātus -ate1
initiator, nounnoninitiate, nounpreinitiate, verb (used with object), preinitiated, preinitiating.preinitiate, nounquasi-initiated, adjectivereinitiate, verb (used with object), reinitiated, reinitiating.uninitiate, adjectiveuninitiated, adjectivewell-initiated, adjective
commence; introduce, inaugurate, open. See begin
teach, instruct, indoctrinate, train.