Meaning of INITIAL in English

INITIAL

n. 25B6; adjective the initial stages : BEGINNING, opening, commencing, starting, inceptive, embryonic, fledgling; first, early, primary, preliminary, elementary, foundational, preparatory; introductory, inaugural.

final.

25B6; noun what do the initials stand for? : INITIAL LETTER; ( initials ) acronym, abbreviation, initialism.

25B6; verb

he initialled the warrant : PUT ONE'S INITIALS ON, sign, countersign, autograph, endorse, inscribe, witness.

they initialled a new agreement : RATIFY, accept, approve, authorize, validate, recognize.

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