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Synonyms for initial
ɪˈnɪʃ əl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. initial(adj)

    the first letter of a word (especially a person's name)

    "he refused to put the initials FRS after his name"

    Antonyms:
    last

  2. initial(verb)

    occurring at the beginning

    "took the initial step toward reconciliation"

    Antonyms:
    last

  3. initial(verb)

    mark with one's initials

    Antonyms:
    last

Wiktionary

  1. initial(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    incipient, opening

    Antonyms:
    final

  2. initial(adjective)

    Chronologically first, early; of or pertaining to the beginning, cause or origin

    Please initial each page and sign the contract in full at the bottom.

    Synonyms:
    incipient, opening

    Antonyms:
    final

  3. initial(noun)

    Spatially first, placed at the beginning, in the first position; especially said of the first letter of a word

    You can get your initials printed at the top.

    Synonyms:
    opening, incipient

    Antonyms:
    final

  4. initial(noun)

    Synonyms:
    versal, drop cap

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. initial(a.)

    Synonyms:
    first, at the beginning, at the head

  2. initial(a.)

    Synonyms:
    incipient, commencing, beginning, in the first stages

  3. initial(n.)

    Synonyms:
    first letter (of a name)

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How to use initial in a sentence?

  1. Amir Ghodrati:

    The name recognition should help provide a big bump to the initial launch.

  2. John Nixon:

    My initial thoughts were to divert their attention away from the girl who was screaming. I shouted ‘leave her alone,’ but they turned on me, saying ‘We’ll take your money instead,’ and I said, ‘No you don’t.’ Kids this age are full of bravado, you see, they weren’t expecting a surprise.

  3. Dean Winslow:

    This was a very nice, initial pilot study, but the limitations are what they are.

  4. Democratic California Rep. Jackie Speier:

    At best, when the services declare 'initial operating capability' this summer, we will be launching an unstable plane that cannot perform many of its core missions for years, at worst, it'll hurt people or we'll ground it in the hangar and spend billions on a retrofit.

  5. Brian Leary:

    Initial indications are that this incident occurred as a result of recreational use of the device.


Translations for initial

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • إنسيال, أولArabic
  • inicial, obertura, caplletra, inicialsCatalan, Valencian
  • počáteční, výchozíCzech
  • Initial, ursprünglich, Anfangsbuchstabe, anfänglich, Initiale, ersterGerman
  • αρχικόςGreek
  • inicialSpanish
  • varhainen, alkuperäinen, alku-, ensimmäinen, nimikirjaimilla, nimikirjaimet, anfangi, alkukirjain, alustava, esi-Finnish
  • initiale, lettrine, initial, première lettre, parapherFrench
  • túslitirIrish
  • tùsailScottish Gaelic
  • प्रारंभिकHindi
  • սկզբնատառArmenian
  • inizialeItalian
  • イニシャル, 最初, 始め, 声母, 初期Japanese
  • 聲母, 성모Korean
  • initialLatin
  • initiaal, paraferen, voorletter, beginletterDutch
  • førsteNorwegian
  • inicjałPolish
  • inicial, inicialmentePortuguese
  • iniţialăRomanian
  • начальный, начальная буква, инициал, оригинальный, первичный, первоначальный, инициаль, исходный, буквица, первый, парафироватьRussian
  • иницијал, inicijalSerbo-Croatian
  • initialSwedish
  • แรกเริ่มThai
  • ilkTurkish
  • thanh mẫu, 聲母Vietnamese
  • ערשטYiddish
  • 初始Chinese

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