Engelsk ordbog



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Engelsk navneord: initiation

1. initiation (om begivenhed) a formal entry into an organization or position or office


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)induction, installation


Mindre specifikke termerceremonial, ceremonial occasion, ceremony, observance


Mere specifikke termerbar mitzvah, bas mitzvah, bat mitzvah, bath mitzvah, coronation, enthronement, enthronisation, enthronization, inaugural, inauguration, investiture

2. initiation (om handling) the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe looked forward to her initiation as an adult.
The foundation of a new scientific society.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)creation, foundation, founding, innovation, instauration, institution, introduction, origination


Mindre specifikke termerbeginning, commencement, start


Mere specifikke termerauthorship, paternity

3. initiation (om egenskab) wisdom as evidenced by the possession of knowledge


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHis knowledgeability impressed me.
His dullness was due to lack of initiation.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)knowledgeability, knowledgeableness


Mindre specifikke termerwisdom, wiseness

4. initiation (om handling) an act that sets in motion some course of events


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)induction, trigger


Mindre specifikke termercausation, causing


Mere specifikke termerfomentation, instigation









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