HyperDic: initial

English > 3 senses of the word initial:
ADJECTIVEallinitialoccurring at the beginning
NOUNcommunicationinitialthe first letter of a word (especially a person's name)
VERBcommunicationinitialmark with one's initials
initial > pronunciation
Soundsihnih'shahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > initial: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOccurring at the beginning.
Example"took the initial step toward reconciliation"
Broaderfirstpreceding all others in time or space or degree
Spanishinicial
Catalaninicial
Adverbsinitiallyat the beginning
English > initial: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe first letter of a word (especially a person's name).
Example"he refused to put the initials FRS after his name"
Broaderletter, letter of the alphabet, alphabetic characterThe conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
Spanishiniciales, inicial, letra inicial, sigla
Catalancaplletra, inicial, inicials
Verbsinitialmark with one's initials
English > initial: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningmark with one's initials.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Entailsapprove, O.K., okay, sanctionGive sanction to
BroadersignBe engaged by a written agreement
Spanishsuscribir
Nounsinitialthe first letter of a word (especially a person's name)

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