Definition of Initiator

1. Noun. A person who initiates a course of action.

Exact synonyms: Instigator
Generic synonyms: Leader
Specialized synonyms: Aggressor
Derivative terms: Initiate, Instigate



Definition of Initiator

1. n. One who initiates.

Definition of Initiator

1. Noun. One who initiates ¹

2. Noun. (chemistry) A substance that initiates a chain reaction or polymerization ¹

3. Noun. (computing) A task (in a mainframe computer) that initiates multiple jobs ¹

4. Noun. (medicine) A material whose presence in the body eventually leads to cancer ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Initiator

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Literary usage of Initiator

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1. A Theology for the Social Gospel by Walter Rauschenbusch (1917)
"CHAPTER XIV THE initiator OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD THE social gospel has an inherent interest in history. Individualistic theology sees everywhere countless ..."

2. Princeton Theological Review by Princeton Theological Seminary (1909)
"CALVIN, AN EPIGONE OF THE MIDDLE AGES OR AN initiator OF MODERN TIMES?* Was Calvin a reformer? This is the question discussed to-day. ..."

3. America and the New World-state: A Plea for American Leadership in by Norman Angell (1915)
"... World-State—Her mission as initiator and organizer of the new sanctions in international life—Will America show herself capable of real world leadership ..."

4. The Last of the Romanofs by Charles Rivet (1918)
"CHAPTER I THE FRANCO-RUSSIAN ALLIANCE The Dual Alliance, what it was in the mind of its initiator and the French conception—The Potsdam Agreement and its ..."

5. Chapters in European History: With an Introductory Dialogue on the by William Samuel Lilly (1886)
"Personally a religious man, according to the conceptions of religion in which he had been reared, Locke must be held to be the initiator of the ..."

6. Cassell's New Biographical Dictionary: Containing Memoirs of the Most by Cassell Publishing Company, Cassell publishing company, pub (1896)
"... later became the chief initiator of the British Anti-State-Church Association, afterwards the Liberation Society. He represented Rochdale from 1852 to ..."

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