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Meaning of "initialize" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF INITIALIZE

initialize  [ɪˈnɪʃəˌlaɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INITIALIZE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Initialize is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb initialize in English.

WHAT DOES INITIALIZE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of initialize in the English dictionary

The definition of initialize in the dictionary is to assign an initial value to in a computer program.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO INITIALIZE

PRESENT

Present
I initialize
you initialize
he/she/it initializes
we initialize
you initialize
they initialize
Present continuous
I am initializing
you are initializing
he/she/it is initializing
we are initializing
you are initializing
they are initializing
Present perfect
I have initialized
you have initialized
he/she/it has initialized
we have initialized
you have initialized
they have initialized
Present perfect continuous
I have been initializing
you have been initializing
he/she/it has been initializing
we have been initializing
you have been initializing
they have been initializing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I initialized
you initialized
he/she/it initialized
we initialized
you initialized
they initialized
Past continuous
I was initializing
you were initializing
he/she/it was initializing
we were initializing
you were initializing
they were initializing
Past perfect
I had initialized
you had initialized
he/she/it had initialized
we had initialized
you had initialized
they had initialized
Past perfect continuous
I had been initializing
you had been initializing
he/she/it had been initializing
we had been initializing
you had been initializing
they had been initializing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will initialize
you will initialize
he/she/it will initialize
we will initialize
you will initialize
they will initialize
Future continuous
I will be initializing
you will be initializing
he/she/it will be initializing
we will be initializing
you will be initializing
they will be initializing
Future perfect
I will have initialized
you will have initialized
he/she/it will have initialized
we will have initialized
you will have initialized
they will have initialized
Future perfect continuous
I will have been initializing
you will have been initializing
he/she/it will have been initializing
we will have been initializing
you will have been initializing
they will have been initializing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would initialize
you would initialize
he/she/it would initialize
we would initialize
you would initialize
they would initialize
Conditional continuous
I would be initializing
you would be initializing
he/she/it would be initializing
we would be initializing
you would be initializing
they would be initializing
Conditional perfect
I would have initialize
you would have initialize
he/she/it would have initialize
we would have initialize
you would have initialize
they would have initialize
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been initializing
you would have been initializing
he/she/it would have been initializing
we would have been initializing
you would have been initializing
they would have been initializing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you initialize
we let´s initialize
you initialize
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to initialize
Past participle
initialized
Present Participle
initializing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH INITIALIZE


artificialise
ˌɑːtɪˈfɪʃəˌlaɪz
artificialize
ˌɑːtɪˈfɪʃəˌlaɪz
commercialize
kəˈmɜːʃəˌlaɪz
deracialize
diːˈreɪʃəˌlaɪz
dissocialize
dɪsˈsəʊʃəˌlaɪz
essentialise
ɪˈsɛnʃəˌlaɪz
essentialize
ɪˈsenʃəˌlaɪz
overspecialise
ˌəʊvəˈspɛʃəˌlaɪz
overspecialize
ˌəʊvəˈspɛʃəˌlaɪz
provincialize
prəˈvɪnʃəˌlaɪz
racialize
ˈreɪʃəˌlaɪz
resocialise
riːˈsəʊʃəˌlaɪz
resocialize
riːˈsəʊʃəˌlaɪz
socialise
ˈsəʊʃəˌlaɪz
socialize
ˈsəʊʃəˌlaɪz
specialize
ˈspɛʃəˌlaɪz
subspecialise
sʌbˈspɛʃəˌlaɪz
subspecialize
ˈsʌbspeʃəˌlaɪz
substantialise
səbˈstænʃəˌlaɪz
superficialize
ˌsuːpəˈfɪʃəˌlaɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INITIALIZE

initial
Initial Teaching Alphabet
initialer
initialisation
initialism
initialization
initialled
initialler
initialling
initially
initialness
initiate
initiation
initiation rite
initiative
initiative test
initiatively
initiator
initiatory
initiatress

WORDS THAT END LIKE INITIALIZE

Belize
capitalize
contextualize
crystalize
decriminalize
finalize
generalize
immortalize
legalize
localize
marginalize
materialize
nationalize
neutralize
normalize
personalize
rationalize
realize
revitalize
vandalize
visualize

Synonyms and antonyms of initialize in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «initialize» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INITIALIZE

Find out the translation of initialize to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of initialize from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «initialize» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

初始化
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

inicializar
570 millions of speakers

English

initialize
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

इनिशियलाइज़
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تهيئة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

инициализации
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

inicializar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আরম্ভ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

initialiser
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

memulakan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

initialisieren
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

初期化する
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

초기화
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Initialize
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khởi tạo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

துவக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रारंभ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

başlatmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

inizializzare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zainicjować
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ініціалізації
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

inițializa
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προετοιμασία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

inisialiseer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

initialisera
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

initial
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of initialize

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INITIALIZE»

The term «initialize» is quite widely used and occupies the 29.130 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INITIALIZE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about initialize

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INITIALIZE»

Discover the use of initialize in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to initialize and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Object-Oriented Programming Using C++
Many programmers would say it makes no sense to initialize this variable because no matter what starting value you provide, the value can be changed by the first input statement before the variable is ever used. As a matter of style, this book ...
Joyce Farrell, 2008
2
Ada 2005 Reference Manual. Language and Standard Libraries: ...
Finalization is 4/1 pragma Preelaborate(Finalization); pragma Remote_Types( Finalization); type Controlled is abstract tagged private; 5/2 pragma Preelaborable_Initialization(Controlled); 6/2 procedure Initialize (Object procedure Adjust ...
S. Tucker Taft, 2006
3
Jython for Java Programmers
Creating the bubble is extremely simple as noted in the two example lines above, so the concern is for steps preceding the instantiation of the interpreter and how to use it after its instantiation. The following sections detail how to initialize the ...
Robert W. Bill, 2002
4
Jython Essentials
Before you create an interpreter, you need to initialize the Jython runtime state as stored in the PySystemState class. Three methods perform that function (all Java examples in this section assume that you have imported the org.python.core.
Samuele Pedroni, Noel Rappin, 2002
5
Pro ASP.NET 4 in C# 2010
So, how can the ASP.NET infrastructure initialize these properties with values configured in web.config? You can find the answer in the original base class for all providers, which is in the System.Configuration.Provider.ProviderBase class.
Matthew MacDonald, Adam Freeman, 2010
6
Physically Based Rendering: From Theory To Implementation
... 624 (InfiniteAreaLight Public Methods), 621, 625, 625 (Initialize A and C matrices for barycentries) , 132, 132 (Initialize A, Bx, and By matrices for offset computation) , 493, 493 (Initialize alpha for ray hit), 31, 32 (Initialize area light for shape), ...
Matt Pharr, Greg Humphreys, 2004
7
Version Control with Subversion
C. Michael Pilato, Ben Collins-Sussman, Brian W. Fitzpatrick. svnsync. initialize. Initialize a mirror repository for synchronization from the source repository. Synopsis. svnsync initialize MIRROR_URL SOURCE_URL. Description. Verifies that a ...
C. Michael Pilato, Ben Collins-Sussman, Brian W. Fitzpatrick, 2008
8
Visual Basic 6 Secrets
In contrast, all class modules have only two events: Initialize and Terminate. You can fire events in class modules using the RaiseEvents statement. These events can be added to the event-handling framework of an object by using the ...
Harold Davis, 1998
9
MCTS Windows 7 Configuration Study Guide: Exam 70-680
Any existing volume information will then be visible and accessible. In addition to errors, there are some other issues that can arise when installing or configuring disks. One issue that may occur is that a disk fails to initialize when installed.
William Panek, 2010
10
Ruby Cookbook
The Character#initialize method overrides the Timeable#initialize method, but you can use super to call the Timeable constructor from within the Character constructor. When a module is included in a class, that module becomes an ancestor ...
Lucas Carlson, Leonard Richardson, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INITIALIZE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term initialize is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Joint haplotype assembly and genotype calling via sequential Monte …
... along the correct state path. To initialize the algorithm at t=1 from k possible SNPs, all possible assignments are considered as «BMC Blogs Network, Jul 15»
2
Help me to clear up my confusion about OpenGL
To create window and initialize OpenGL you probably should use GLFW or API methods of your OS, if you prefer low-level programming smile. «GameDev.net, Jul 15»
3
On Controls Adds Cool Automation to Partners in Control …
From a single room to the largest applications, On Controls allows integrators to initialize, upgrade, add new features and sync remote setups to ... «Twice, Jul 15»
4
Send places from Google Maps to your Android device
I don't know why a data connection was necessary to initialize Maps. However, now the Send To appears and sends the map to my phone over ... «CNET, Jul 15»
5
Sponsored Tutorial: Create a Bubble Breaker style game in Unity …
We keep track of the positions of all bubbles in a 2D array and we initialize each and every one using a random color, dynamically pulled from ... «Gamasutra, Jul 15»
6
Writing your first Android game using the Corona SDK
The Corona SDK has a built-in 2D physics engine, which makes building games very easy. The first step in writing the game is to initialize the ... «Android Authority, Jul 15»
7
SDL 2.0.x game controller events not working.
if( SDL_HapticRumbleSupported( handle.haptic ) ) { /* Can we initialize the rumble feature? */ if( SDL_HapticRumbleInit( handle.haptic ) ... «GameDev.net, Jul 15»
8
Google play services?
_gameHelper.setup(gameHelperListener); AndroidApplicationConfiguration config = new AndroidApplicationConfiguration(); initialize(new ... «GameDev.net, Jul 15»
9
Q. Are my desktop.ini files really ticking time bombs or does tech …
They're simple, inert, text files that contain configuration data that's used when various programs start up, or initialize — hence the .ini extension ... «SuperSite for Windows, Jul 15»
10
iOS 9 Beta 3 Seeded To Developers, Includes Apple Music And News
Known Issue: GLKMesh and GLKMeshBuffer objects initialize incorrectly in this beta, which limits the use of GLKit with Model I/O. Handoff. «iJailbreak.com, Jul 15»

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