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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. Kevin Hassett:

    My expectation is that since there's still initial claims for unemployment insurance in May, that the unemployment rate will be higher in June than in May, but then after that it should start to trend down.

  2. Greg Ulmer:

    Navy F-35s congratulate the Department of The US Navy on achieving Initial Operational Capability with its fleet of F-35Cs, this milestone is the result of unwavering dedication from Navy F-35s joint government and industry team focused on delivering the most lethal, survivable and connected fighter jet in the world to the men and women of the The US Navy.

  3. Save Beirut Heritage:

    An initial census in the 1990s counted 1,600 traditional homes and buildings in the greater Beirut area, today we estimate the number to be close to 350.

  4. Burlington Police:

    Our initial investigation suggests no indications of foul play.

  5. Michele Evermore:

    Workers are just going to see this and consider it an order and not challenge it, getting states to walk back this messaging is a little bit like closing the barn door after the horse is out. Once people have heard from the governor you have to go back to work, and then they issue on their website somewhere FAQs [ frequently asked questions ] that slightly soften that, does that reverse the initial damage ? I don't think so.

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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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