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Princeton's WordNet

  1. initially, ab initio(adverb)

    at the beginning

    "at first he didn't notice anything strange"

    Synonyms:
    ab initio

Wiktionary

  1. initially(adverb)

    Synonyms:
    at first

  2. initially(adverb)

    at the beginning

    Initially, I found city life incredibly difficult, but now I'm used to it.

    Synonyms:
    at first

Editors Contribution

  1. at the outset

    at or from the beginning

    Submitted by anonymous on April 8, 2020  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "initially":

    originally, first, original, firstly, initial, tentatively, departing, early

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How to use initially in a sentence?

  1. Lisa Linden:

    The patron persisted in making aggressive remarks, which Mr. Spitzer initially ignored. An argument ensued, but at no time did he make any threats.

  2. Phil Kemp:

    We're trying to do this globally; we'll focus on Western Europe and the United States initially and then look to spread further.

  3. Kaneo Ogino:

    Initially, some U.S. short-term guys used it as an excuse to test the downside and sell ahead of the long weekend in Tokyo.

  4. United States:

    Initially, no one understood the magnitude of this crisis.

  5. Thomas Lockley:

    Yasuke was initially viewed as a source of entertainment as he was a novelty, but within a month he'd become a valued samurai and member of Oda's entourage, according to the sources, Nobunaga Oda just loved talking with Yasuke.

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