It did not prove that Roosevelt was initiating an inevitable alliance against Nazism.
Kerry is correct when he argues that Israel should be rewarded for initiating final status negotiations with the Palestinians.
She easily speaks what she thinks and not with the intention of initiating a fight with someone or playing games.
"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.