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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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Rhymes 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

How do you pronounce initiation?

Pronounce initiation as ˌɪˌnɪʃiˈeɪʃən.

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Sentences with initiation


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

Quotes about 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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