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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a person who initiates a course of action;
[syn: instigator, initiator]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Initiator \In*i"ti*a`tor\, n. [L.] One who initiates. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

initiator n 1: a person who initiates a course of action [syn: instigator, initiator]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

50 Moby Thesaurus words for "initiator": ancestors, apprentice, architect, artificer, artist, author, begetter, beginner, builder, conceiver, constructor, craftsman, creator, designer, deviser, discoverer, effector, engenderer, engineer, executor, executrix, father, founder, generator, grower, inaugurator, industrialist, instigator, institutor, introducer, inventor, journeyman, maker, manufacturer, master, master craftsman, mother, organizer, originator, past master, planner, precursor, prime mover, producer, raiser, realizer, shaper, sire, smith, wright
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):

SCSI initiator initiator A device that begins a SCSI transaction by issuing a command to another device (the SCSI target), giving it a task to perform. Typically a SCSI host adapter is the initiator but targets may also become initiators. (1999-02-10)