Meaning of 'initiation'

Find the meaning of the word ‘initiation’

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Meaning of ‘initiation’

4 definitions found.



an act that sets in motion some course of events

Synonyms: trigger


the act of starting something for the first time

Synonyms: founding foundation institution origination creation innovation instauration introduction


wisdom as evidenced by the possession of knowledge

Synonyms: knowledgeability knowledgeableness


a formal entry into an organization or position or office

Example: "The initiation into the club is a long one."

Synonyms: induction

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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