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initiate

verb admit, begin, break ground, bring into use, broach, commence, conceive, direct, discover, enter upon, familiarize, found, give entrance to, implant, inaugurate, inchoate, incipere, inculculate, indoctrinate, induct, inform, install, instill, institute, instruct, introduce, invent, launch, lay the foundation, lead, lead the way, open, originate, pioneer, plant, preinstruct, prepare, present, prime, prompt, propose, set afoot, set going, set up, start, take the initiative, take the lead, teach, think of, train, undertake, usher in
Associated concepts: initiate an action
See also: admit, amateur, arise, cause, commence, conceive, create, educate, elicit, embark, enroll, establish, evoke, form, generate, incite, induct, instate, invent, launch, maintain, make, novice, originate, preface, probationer, prompt, protégé, receive, stimulate, undertake

INITIATE. A right which is incomplete. By the birth of a child, the husband becomes tenant by the curtesy initiate, but his estate is not consummate until the death of the wife. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1725.

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Interviews conducted with initiates undergoing circumcision focussed on two issues--life before circumcision and their expectations of life after circumcision.
The consumer initiates the transfer using a financial institution's audio-response or voice-response telephone system.
Sacred drums receive the same ritual birth as people: Just as initiates are born from believers - thus maintaining and extending ritual family ties through the community - the drum is born from another sacred drum, thus establishing historical and traditional linkages.
Intermountain is really tapping into the strength of Initiate's technology," said Lorraine Fernandes, vice president and industry ambassador for Initiate Systems.
London's Brent Council received recognition for the "Best Use of Data in Public Sector" at the Data Strategy Awards for its work with Initiate solutions.
Leveraging Initiate([R]) interoperable health solutions as services through Accenx Exchange, Initiate now offers master data management (MDM) along with a connectivity platform delivering applications and relevant information at all points of service.
Resolving data across myriad systems is a complex technology challenge Initiate has been tackling for more than a decade," Vile said.
We would like to congratulate National Instruments publicly for its achievement," said Bill Conroy, chief executive officer and president of Initiate Systems.
Initiate's patient registry technology integrates with the open-source architecture, using web service technology and HL7 standards, demonstrating that Initiate Interoperable Health is an open and flexible platform.
Initiate Payer Data Management helps healthcare payer organizations provide access to a patient's lifetime information across all points of service, lowering administrative costs by reducing time spent tracking down information residing in disparate systems.
During the last five years, Initiate has posted tremendous growth and success, culminating last year as we achieved profitability, a positive cash flow and increased annual revenue more than 50 percent compared to the year prior," said Bill Conroy, chief executive officer and president of Initiate.
Initiate successfully tested portions of the HITSP federally recognized Interoperability Specifications with Initiate Interoperable Health at the IHE 2009 Connectathon in February.