Meaning of initialing

verb, gerund or present participle
  1. mark or sign (a document) with one's initials in order to authorize or validate it.
    the man initialled the three warrants
    see that your client initials all alterations

early 16th century: from Latin initialis, from initium ‘beginning’, from inire ‘go in’, from in- ‘into’ + ire ‘go’.

Information about initialing

  • It is a verb.
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Hyphenation of initialing


  • It consists of 3 syllables and 10 chars.
  • initialing is a word trisyllabic because it has three syllables

initialing synonyms

Meaning write (one's name) for purposes of identification or authorization:


Meaning add a signature to (a document already signed by another person):


Meaning write one's signature on (something); sign:


Meaning sign (a cheque or bill of exchange) on the back to make it payable to someone other than the stated payee or to accept responsibility for paying it:


Meaning write or carve (words or symbols) on something, especially as a formal or permanent record:


Meaning write or print (an inscription) at the top of or on the outside of a document:


Meaning see (an event, typically a crime or accident) happen:


Meaning sign and accept liability under (an insurance policy), thus guaranteeing payment in case loss or damage occurs:


Words that rhyme with initialing

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