Definitions for initiative

Definitions for (noun) initiative

Main entry: first step, initiative, opening, opening move

Definition: the first of a series of actions

Main entry: enterprise, enterprisingness, go-ahead, initiative

Definition: readiness to embark on bold new ventures

Definitions for (adj) initiative

Main entry: first, maiden, initiative, initiatory, inaugural

Definition: serving to set in motion

Usage: the magazine's inaugural issue; the initiative phase in the negotiations; an initiatory step toward a treaty; his first (or maiden) speech in Congress; the liner's maiden voyage

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