Synonyms of initiative in English:



  • 1 employers are looking for people with initiative
    self-motivation, resourcefulness, inventiveness, imagination, ingenuity, originality, creativity, enterprise; drive, dynamism, ambition, motivation, spirit, energy, vision
    informal get-up-and-go, pep, moxie, spunk, gumption
  • 2 a recent initiative on recycling
    plan, scheme, strategy, stratagem, measure, proposal, step, action, approach
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