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Meaning of word initiation from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

initiation   noun

Meaning : A formal entry into an organization or position or office.

Example : His initiation into the club.
He was ordered to report for induction into the army.
He gave a speech as part of his installation into the hall of fame.

Synonyms : induction, installation

Meaning : The act of starting something for the first time. Introducing something new.

Example : She looked forward to her initiation as an adult.
The foundation of a new scientific society.

Synonyms : creation, foundation, founding, innovation, instauration, institution, introduction, origination

Meaning : Wisdom as evidenced by the possession of knowledge.

Example : His knowledgeability impressed me.
His dullness was due to lack of initiation.

Synonyms : knowledgeability, knowledgeableness

Meaning : An act that sets in motion some course of events.

Synonyms : induction, trigger