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initiates

verb
present tense third-person singular of initiate

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2 to impart knowledge of a new thing or situation to
  • initiated the new recruits in the unspoken laws of military conduct

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3 to put into an office or welcome into an organization with special ceremonies
  • initiated her as Surgeon General before an army of reporters and photographers

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“Initiates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/initiates. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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