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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. Dave McClure:

    For a lot of consumer start-ups, it's not always obvious how you are going to monetize and there is a lot of competition for eyeballs, for a lot of B2Bs, as long as you are able to get the initial customer in place there is a lot of potential for making money and continuing that business.

  2. Mike Pompeo:

    The State Department sent a letter last night to Congress, which is our initial response to the document request. We will obviously do all the things we are required to by law.

  3. Curtis Strange:

    The comeback is much tougher than the initial climb to the top, and the toughest part of the comeback is believing in yourself, he seemed to be doing that of recent week or months. It's got to be hugely disappointing for him yesterday.

  4. Blair Holladay:

    Quality assurance is important. You don't want to have to ask people to come in again and again if something goes wrong with the initial test, a lot of quality control is built into the system to verify results.

  5. Jesse Hurwitz:

    Between the solid growth in labor demand and what we view as little remaining labor market slack, we expect that a modest pick-up in wage growth will give Fed policymakers the confidence in the inflation outlook needed to move toward an initial rate hike by mid-year.


Translations for initial

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  • 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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