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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
in•i•tial /ɪˈnɪʃəl/USA pronunciation   adj., n., v., -tialed, -tial•ing or (esp. Brit.)-tialled, -tial•ling. 

adj. [usually: before a noun]
  1. of, relating to, or occurring at the beginning;
    first:the initial step in a process.

n. [countable]
  1. an initial letter, as of a proper name:Your initials are the first letters of your first and last name.

v. [+ object]
  1. to mark or sign with the initials of one's name:initialed the report and filed it away.
in•i•tial•ly, adv. : Initially we didn't hear anything.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2016
in•i•tial  (i nishəl), 
adj., n., v., -tialed, -tial•ing  or ([esp. Brit.])-tialled, -tial•ling. 

adj. 
  1. of, pertaining to, or occurring at the beginning;
    first:the initial step in a process.
  2. Phonetics[Phonet.]occurring at the beginning of a word or syllable, as the (k) sound of kite, chasm, or quay.

n. 
  1. an initial letter, as of a word.
  2. the first letter of a proper name.
  3. a letter of extra size or an ornamental character used at the beginning of a chapter or other division of a book, manuscript, or the like.

v.t. 
  1. to mark or sign with an initial or the initials of one's name, esp. as a token of preliminary or informal approval.
Etymology:
  • Latin initiālis, equivalent. to initi(um) beginning (init-, noun, nominal derivative of inīre to enter, begin; in- in-2 + īre to go; compare comes) + -ium -ium) + -alis -al1
  • 1520–30
in•itial•er, n. 
in•itial•ly, adv. 


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

initial /ɪˈnɪʃəl/ adj
  1. of, at, or concerning the beginning
n
  1. the first letter of a word, esp a person's name
  2. a large sometimes highly decorated letter set at the beginning of a chapter or work
  3. a cell from which tissues and organs develop by division and differentiation; a meristematic cell
vb ( -tials, -tialling, -tialled) ( US -tials, -tialing, -tialed)
  1. (transitive) to sign with one's initials, esp to indicate approval; endorse
Etymology: 16th Century: from Latin initiālis of the beginning, from initium beginning, literally: an entering upon, from inīre to go in, from in-² + īre to go

inˈitialer, inˈitialler n inˈitially adv



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