Meaning of INITIAL in English


n. Function: adjective

1 marking a commencement or constituting a start FF1C; initial symptoms of the disease FF1E;

Synonyms: beginning, inceptive, incipient, initiative, initiatory, introductory, nascent

Related Words: basic, elementary, first, fundamental; embryonic, germinal; early, infant; antecedent; earliest, introductory, primary

Contrasted Words: closing; concluding, conclusive; terminal, terminative; last, ultimate

Antonyms: final


Synonyms: FIRST 2, earliest, maiden, original, pioneer, primary, prime


Synonyms: FIRST 1, foremost, headmost, inaugural, leading

Antonyms: final

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.