Definition of Initialise

1. Verb. Assign an initial value to a computer program.

Exact synonyms: Initialize
Generic synonyms: Determine, Set
Derivative terms: Initialization



2. Verb. Divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data. "Please format this disk before entering data!"
Exact synonyms: Format, Initialize
Generic synonyms: Carve Up, Dissever, Divide, Separate, Split, Split Up
Derivative terms: Format, Formatting, Initialisation, Initialization

Definition of Initialise

1. Verb. (British) (alternative spelling of initialize) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Initialise

initial objects
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initial public offering
initial rate
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initial velocity
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initialisations
initialise (current term)
initialised
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Literary usage of Initialise

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1. The Inform Designer's Manual by Graham Nelson (2001)
"The return value from initialise is ordinarily ignored, whether true or false ... If you do suppress the banner from initialise, you should print it no more ..."

2. The Latin primer by Richard Lyne (1825)
"Let the learner attend to this ellipsis, both initialise it frequently occurs, and because it is elegant in its use, the pronoun in Latin being very rarely ..."

3. Cyclopædia of Wit and Humor by Wayne E. Burton (1868)
"... with the gold letters AP over it, is intended to represent this land of promise, our great country, Amerika ; and the gold letters AP initialise it ..."

4. Denmark: A Cooperative Commonwealth by Frederic Clemson Howe (1921)
"The initialise of the people has been awakened by Bother rewards than great wealth. And it finds ample opportunity to play through the thousands of ..."

5. The Logical Bases of Education by James Welton (1899)
"It is not, however, only in these higher initialise realms of knowledge that the indirect method is the Method. only one available, and we shall first ..."

6. Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England by Royal Agricultural Society of England (1872)
"Every member shall have a contribution card on which the officer shall note the date of receiving and the amount of the contributions, and initialise the ..."

7. 3-D Deterministic Radiation Transport Computer Programs: Features by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (1997)
"In addition, since scratch files are only used once to initialise problem input, the impact to parallel performance is low. ..."

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