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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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After the cut the initiates and their guardians were brought from the field to a "seclusion" hut in the forest.
The term "access device" does not include a check or draft used to capture the MICR (Magnetic Ink Character Recognition) encoding to initiate a one-time ACH debit.
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02 of the procedure recites a litany of black-letter law intended to emphasize the Commissioner's broad discretion to initiate changes in a taxpayer's method of accounting where the method does not clearly reflect income.
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.
Initiate Identity Hub(TM) software version 7 provides the ability to access and present data without actually storing the data -- helping agencies' efforts to comply with regulation and privacy preferences, while enabling secure data sharing across agencies without compromise.
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.
This new release, and especially the new reporting platform, shows that we see Customer Data Integration as more than a set of technologies," said Rob Beauchamp, senior vice president of research and development for Initiate Systems.
Multinational corporations, healthcare organizations and government agencies turn to Initiate for our expertise managing and resolving multiple data domains involving hundreds of millions of records," said Bill Conroy, Initiate's president and CEO.
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