Initiate
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. t.) To introduce by a first act; to make a beginning with; to set afoot; to originate; to commence; to begin or enter upon.

2. (v. t.) To acquaint with the beginnings; to instruct in the rudiments or principles; to introduce.

3. (v. t.) To introduce into a society or organization; to confer membership on; especially, to admit to a secret order with mysterious rites or ceremonies.

4. (v. i.) To do the first act; to perform the first rite; to take the initiative.

5. (a.) Unpracticed; untried; new.

6. (a.) Begun; commenced; introduced to, or instructed in, the rudiments; newly admitted.

7. (n.) One who is, or is to be, initiated.

Greek
3453. mueo -- to initiate into the mysteries, hence to instruct
... to initiate into the mysteries, hence to instruct. Part of Speech: Verb Transliteration:
mueo Phonetic Spelling: (moo-eh'-o) Short Definition: I initiate ...
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Strong's Hebrew
2596. chanak -- to train up, dedicate
... dedicate, train up. A primitive root; properly, to narrow (compare chanaq);
figuratively, to initiate or discipline -- dedicate, train up. see HEBREW chanaq. ...
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Preface
... Fors Clavigera!"to the ignorant a stumbling-stone, to the Philistines a
laughing-stock, but to the Initiate a sweet remembrance of many a happy hour passed ...
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Chapter i
... perceived by the mind; and then It breaks forth, even from the things that are beheld
and from those that behold them, and plunges the true initiate unto the ...
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The Charge of Infanticide Retorted on the Heathen.
... from another sort of evidence. We begin our religious service, or initiate
our mysteries, with slaying an infant. As for you, since ...
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Preface.
... words, they cunningly allure the simple-minded to inquire into their system; but
they nevertheless clumsily destroy them, while they initiate them into their ...
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The Creator was Known as the True God from the First by his ...
... For the volume of Moses does not at all initiate [2444] the knowledge of the Creator,
but from the first gives out that it is to be traced from Paradise and ...
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God Cannot be Embraced in Words or by the Mind.
... that what is divine is unutterable by human [3084] power; if, indeed, he begins
to speak above the third heaven, as it is lawful to initiate the elect souls in ...
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The Tradition of the Church Prior to that of the Heresies.
... Entychites. Footnotes: [3687] Those who initiate into the mysteries. [3688]
[See the quotation from Milman, p. 166, supra.]. [3689 ...
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The Prooemium. --Motives for Undertaking the Refutation; Exposure ...
... And then, when they have tested him to be enslaved by sin, they initiate him,
putting him in possession of the perfection of wicked things. ...
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Prologue to the Oration.
... With these oracles, then, to initiate us in the knowledge of the sacred rites, let
us essay, as follows, the commencement of our divine mysteries. Footnotes: ...
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In the Next Place, Celsus, after Referring to the Enthusiasm with ...
... He says, "Just as you, good sir, believe in eternal punishments, so also do the
priests who interpret and initiate into the sacred mysteries. ...
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Thesaurus
Initiate (1 Occurrence)
...Initiate (1 Occurrence). Hebrews 10:20 which way he did initiate for us -- new
and living, through the vail, that is, his flesh -- (YLT). ...
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Judaeus
... contain two meanings: a "lower" meaning, obvious in the literal statements of the
text; and a "higher," or hidden meaning, perceptible to the "initiate" alone. ...
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Philo
... contain two meanings: a "lower" meaning, obvious in the literal statements of the
text; and a "higher," or hidden meaning, perceptible to the "initiate" alone. ...
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Initiative (11 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Serving to initiate; inceptive; initiatory;
introductory; preliminary. 2. (n.) An introductory ...
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Initiated (2 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Initiate. Multi-Version Concordance
Initiated (2 Occurrences). Philippians 4:12 I know both ...
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Flesh (468 Occurrences)
... 11. (vt) To feed with flesh, as an incitement to further exertion; to initiate; --
from the practice of training hawks and dogs by feeding them with the first ...
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Enter (372 Occurrences)
... 12. (vt) To initiate; to introduce favorably. 13. (vi) To go or come in; -- often
with in used pleonastically; also, to begin; to take the first steps. 14. ...
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Education (4 Occurrences)
... with the conscious and systematic effort on the part of the mature members of a
social group (tribe, nation, or religious fellowship) to initiate the immature ...
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Dionysus
... Dionysus. Greek tragedy is a form of worship, the ritual cult of the god
of wine, who makes the initiate wise and the ungodly mad. ...
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Mystery (31 Occurrences)
... mis'-ter-i (musterion; from mustes, "one initiated into mysteries"; mueo "to initiate,"
muo, "to close" the lips or the eyes; stem mu-, a sound produced with ...
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