Synonyms for initiation:
Other synonyms and related words:
entry, first appearance, solemnity, introduction, elicitation, macrocosm, foundation, design, incipiency, intro, authorship, communicator, debut, foot, basis, commemoration, foundation garment, gun trigger, investiture, instatement, fount, graduation, generalisation, mental hospital, establishment, inception, ceremonial, generalization, outset, cornerstone, unveiling, launching, fundament, kickoff, incipience, knowledgeableness, induction, innovation, excogitation, beginning, understructure, conception, creation, cosmos, existence, facility, universe, base, origination, trigger, inductance, knowledgeability, intromission, installment, entrance, institution, grounding, mental home, instauration, groundwork, presentation, spring, opening, testimonial, dedication, origin, rite of passage, substructure, asylum, insane asylum, evocation, leadoff, installing, instalment, inductive reasoning, psychiatric hospital, installation, creative activity, investment, swearing-in, start, insertion, admission, world, rise, founding, invention, source, inauguration, inaugural, mental institution, fountain, commencement.
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
convocation, start, graduation, celebration.
debut, trigger, commencement, foundation, institution, entrance, founding, baptism, beginning, instatement, knowledgeableness, installation, investiture, admission, instauration, creation, origination, inaugural, inception, innovation, knowledgeability, inauguration, induction.
convocation, eucharist, ceremony, rite, holiday, vesper, confirmation, sacrifice, service, novena, evensong, communion, mass, revival, matrimony, celebration, solemnization, wedlock, liturgy, sacrament, canon, missal, transubstantiation, observance, last rites, Siddur, ritual, baptism, nones, marriage, christening, remembrance.
Usage examples for initiation:
- These words of his were confirmed by their behaviour, for, victorious as they were, they yet demanded nothing except initiation into the mysteries, as they were, no less than Herakles, connected with the city. - "Plutarch's Lives, Volume I (of 4)", Plutarch.
- Rotha was perfectly clear- sighted, and knew it, from the very keen delight with which she herself accepted and welcomed this new initiation. - "A Letter of Credit", Susan Warner.
- The celebration of the initiation of the Foxes, Brand- Foxes, and Young Burschen, takes place on one and the same evening, at a Commers appointed for the purpose. - "The Student-Life of Germany", William Howitt.