initier

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin initiāre, present active infinitive of initiō. Cf. also commencer.

The "start" sense is a semantic loan from English initiate.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

initier

  1. to initiate (to introduce into a religion, sect, art, etc.)
  2. to start, to initiate
    Synonyms: commencer, démarrer
    Antonyms: terminer, finir, cesser, arrêter

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

initier

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of initiō

Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

initier

  1. imperative of initiere