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1. initiation

noun. ['ˌɪˌnɪʃiːˈeɪʃən'] a formal entry into an organization or position or office.

Synonyms

  • investiture
  • inaugural
  • enthronement
  • enthronisation
  • bar mitzvah
  • ceremonial occasion
  • bat mitzvah
  • bas mitzvah
  • inauguration
  • induction
  • bath mitzvah
  • coronation
  • ceremony
  • observance
  • ceremonial
  • installation

Antonyms

  • end
  • death
  • trade edition
  • uncreativeness

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Words that Rhyme with Initiation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word initiation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Images of ancestors can also be a part of initiation ceremonies.

Quotes containing the word initiation


1. She has been to the compound before. She remembered this hallway. She knows about the initiation process. My mother was Dauntless.
- Veronica Roth, Divergent

2. initiation

noun. ['ˌɪˌnɪʃiːˈeɪʃən'] the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new.

Synonyms

  • paternity
  • institution
  • foundation
  • beginning
  • introduction
  • commencement
  • authorship
  • founding
  • instauration
  • innovation
  • origination
  • start

Antonyms

  • nonobservance
  • inattention
  • informal
  • natural object

3. initiation

noun. ['ˌɪˌnɪʃiːˈeɪʃən'] wisdom as evidenced by the possession of knowledge.

Synonyms

  • knowledgeableness
  • knowledgeability
  • wisdom

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • ending
  • overgarment
  • deactivation

4. initiation

noun. ['ˌɪˌnɪʃiːˈeɪʃən'] an act that sets in motion some course of events.

Synonyms

  • fomentation
  • causation
  • induction
  • causing
  • instigation

Antonyms

  • closing
  • inactivity
  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance
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