initiated

[ɪnˈɪʃɪˌe͡ɪtɪd], [ɪnˈɪʃɪˌe‍ɪtɪd], [ɪ_n_ˈɪ_ʃ_ɪ__ˌeɪ_t_ɪ_d]

Antonyms for initiated:

jackleg, amateurish, inexpert, inexperienced, unskillful, amateur, unskilled, unprofessional, dilettantish, nonprofessional, dilettante.


Definitions of initiated:

  1.   of Initiate – Newage Dictionary DB
  2.   Instructed in the first principles; entered. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  3.   having been introduced to something new – Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

Quotes for initiated:

  1. It's easy to measure success by the number of dollars spent or by the number of programs initiated without having too much regard for what was bought and how useful it was to the people who need it- the war fighter and the analyst. – Stephen Cambone
  2. The mind must see visual achievement of the purpose before action is initiated – Mack R. Douglas
  3. 90% of the divorces are initiated by women. That is really odd. Why? What's going on? What's the great discontent at the heart of it? – Bob Geldof
  4. I had a lot of different thoughts and ideas and always to transform, but I'm trying certain things that I feel my heart is really going for and that was one of the things that I initiated a few months ago. – Steffi Graf
  5. The great work must inevitably be obscure, except to the very few, to those who like the author himself are initiated into the mysteries. Communication then is secondary: it is perpetuation which is important. For this only one good reader is necessary. – Henry Miller
  6. True poetry is similar to certain pictures whose owner is unknown and which only a few initiated people know. – Eugenio Montale
  7. I claim that rape exists any time sexual intercourse occurs when it has not been initiated by the woman, out of her own genuine affection and desire. – Robin Morgan
  8. Rules are to be initiated for the allotment of scarce raw materials etc; and their use and processing for other than war, or otherwise absolutely vital, goods is prohibited. – Hjalmar Schacht
  9. I had one fight in my adult life. I had the famous '89 fight with Nicole, which she admits that she initiated the physical part. – O. J. Simpson
  10. One thing is obvious: Our policy, which is directed at making the country ungovernable, has started to bear fruit. The process that has been initiated is irreversible. – Joe Slovo
  11. The day I initiated divorce proceedings against Michael Farmer, I was ready to retire to a desert cave and rethink my life. – Gloria Swanson
  12. Organisations are now confronted with two sources of change: the traditional type that is initiated and managed; and external changes over which no one has control. – Margaret J. Wheatley
  13. The networks initiated the discussion of live coverage. – Ron Ziegler

Usage examples for initiated:

  1. The whole affair, as initiated by ourselves, was, in proportion to the German claims, much too elaborate. ” – My Three Years in America by Johann Heinrich Andreas Hermann Albrecht Graf von Bernstorff
  2. Thus Louis and Hector had early been initiated into the mysteries of the chase. ” – Lost in the Backwoods by Catherine Parr Traill
  3. The initiated were discreet; those who had the whispers were open. ” – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. His departure was hastened by his wish to return to Sibyl's wedding; he hoped to get initiated into the duties of his new position, conquer the first difficulties, and gain a few days of leisure for a short visit home before the busy winter season commenced. ” – The Old Stone House by Anne March
  5. “ A vigorous campaign against flies has been initiated by the journal which describes itself as " that paper which gets things done." ” – Mr. Punch's History of the Great War by Punch
  6. “ Archy was in that mood which follows heavy drinking by the initiated – Command by William McFee
  7. In other countries reforms had been initiated by Governments, and forced upon an unwilling people. ” – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  8. So had the further reading by one's self, for one's self, to get up a particular branch of study; the " swell dinner," as May persisted in calling it in her own mind, though it was simple and social enough- beyond certain indispensable forms and ceremonies- to the initiated the withdrawal once more to the dreary retirement of her own room, since a new girl had neither the requisite familiarity nor the heart to go and tap at her neighbours' doors, where no substitute for " sporting the oak" had as yet been found, and drop in for a little purely human chatter. ” – A Houseful of Girls by Sarah Tytler
  9. Still he did not forget his wife; and in his Wanderings in West Africa, a record of this voyage, there is a very pretty compliment to her which, however, only the initiated would recognise. ” – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright
  10. It initiated us into a sacred brotherhood. ” – The Red Planet by William J. Locke
  11. Nevertheless, I am quite certain, that there is not a minister of state, a favourite, or a single person of whatever rank, initiated by his office into the domestic life of sovereigns, who will not echo my sentiments. ” – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  12. She has initiated you into all her mysteries, and you owe her eternal friendship and everlasting gratitude." ” – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  13. As this proposal follows in the track of the reform sought to be initiated by the Meridian Conference of Washington, held on the invitation of this Government, the United States should manifest a friendly interest in the Italian proposal. ” – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  14. “ A number of us are going to be initiated this afternoon; then we will be Tenderfoot Scouts. ” – Keep-Well Stories for Little Folks by May Farinholt-Jones
  15. “ Michelangelo brought to its perfection that system of working wholly through the human form which Signorelli initiated – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  16. “ To his former care for the physical well- being of the men, he added now a concern for their mental and spiritual good, and hence the system of libraries and clubrooms he had initiated throughout the camps and towns along the line. ” – The Doctor A Tale Of The Rockies by Ralph Connor
  17. “ Mrs. Gaddesden saw from the various notices of his arrival in the English papers that even in England, among the initiated he was understood to be a man of mark. ” – Lady Merton, Colonist by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  18. Better pleased by this figure than he'd expected to be, Aaron initiated the long- drawn ceremony required to discharge himself from Kazunzumi's hospitality. ” – Blind Man's Lantern by Allen Kim Lang
  19. None of the three has initiated the customs of the other two. ” – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre
  20. Its essence is a mystery in which only a handful are initiated – Comrade Kropotkin by Victor Robinson

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