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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.
A POS terminal that captures data electronically, for debiting or crediting to a consumer's asset account, is an electronic terminal for purposes of Regulation E even if no access device is used to initiate the transaction.
2) Concededly, where there are two (or more) permissible methods of accounting for an item, and in connection with an examination the taxpayer discovers that it is employing a suboptimal method, the IRS might properly decline to exercise its authority to initiate a change in method in the tax years under examination.
The inclusive vision of santeras Asunta Serrano, Mercedes Nobels, Juana Manrique, along with Babalawo Pancho Mora, helped embrace African American initiates.
In support of our enterprise-wide customer service center initiative, we selected Initiate Patient to provide the unified view of patient data at the point of registration and to improve our understanding of patients as member-customers," said Donna Agnew, CIO, Presbyterian Healthcare Services.
Initiate achieved the honor due to its demonstration of exceptional vision, technology innovation and customer leadership in attaining strategic objectives.
As a prelude to the strong quarter, Initiate was named one of the "Visionaries" in the 2008 Magic Quadrant for Master Data Management for Customer Data report by Gartner, Inc.
Initiate Consumer is an MDM application software for business-to-consumer (B2C) organizations in retail, financial services, insurance, hospitality and other commercial markets.
Bryan Scott, strategic consultant for Humana([R]), another customer of Initiate, will deliver a case study on "MDM Scalability & Algorithm Best Practices.
Initiate Systems is fortunate to have over 160 great customers; selecting four was a tough but welcome challenge," said Greg Shaw, senior vice president of Worldwide Sales and Marketing, Initiate Systems.
This latest version of Initiate Master Data Service software helps organizations efficiently implement data governance policies through more effective targeting of data stewardship resources.
With Initiate Master Data Service software, we expect to accurately identify Vancity members in a timely fashion and also are confident about the integrity of the data," said Haksi.