What does introduce mean?

Definitions for introduce
ˌɪn trəˈdus, -ˈdyusin·tro·duce

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. introduce, present, acquaintverb

    cause to come to know personally

    "permit me to acquaint you with my son"; "introduce the new neighbors to the community"

  2. introduce, innovateverb

    bring something new to an environment

    "A new word processor was introduced"

  3. insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduceverb

    introduce

    "Insert your ticket here"

  4. bring in, introduceverb

    bring in a new person or object into a familiar environment

    "He brought in a new judge"; "The new secretary introduced a nasty rumor"

  5. introduceverb

    bring in or establish in a new place or environment

    "introduce a rule"; "introduce exotic fruits"

  6. insert, infix, enter, introduceverb

    put or introduce into something

    "insert a picture into the text"

  7. introduce, bring outverb

    bring before the public for the first time, as of an actor, song, etc.

  8. introduceverb

    put before (a body)

    "introduce legislation"

  9. precede, preface, premise, introduceverb

    furnish with a preface or introduction

    "She always precedes her lectures with a joke"; "He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution"

  10. inaugurate, usher in, introduceverb

    be a precursor of

    "The fall of the Berlin Wall ushered in the post-Cold War period"

Wiktionary

  1. introduceverb

    To cause (someone) to be acquainted (with someone else).

    Let me introduce you to my friends.

  2. introduceverb

    To make (something or someone) known by formal announcement or recommendation.

  3. introduceverb

    To add (something) to a system, a mixture, or a container.

    Various pollutants were introduced into the atmosphere.

  4. introduceverb

    To bring (something) into practice.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Introduceverb

    to lead or bring in; to conduct or usher in; as, to introduce a person into a drawing-room

  2. Introduceverb

    to put (something into a place); to insert; as, to introduce the finger, or a probe

  3. Introduceverb

    to lead to and make known by formal announcement or recommendation; hence, to cause to be acquainted; as, to introduce strangers; to introduce one person to another

  4. Introduceverb

    to bring into notice, practice, cultivation, or use; as, to introduce a new fashion, method, or plant

  5. Introduceverb

    to produce; to cause to exist; to induce

  6. Introduceverb

    to open to notice; to begin; to present; as, he introduced the subject with a long preface

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Introduce

    in-tro-dūs′, v.t. to lead or bring in: to conduct into a place: formally to make known or acquainted: to bring into notice or practice: to commence: to preface.—n. Introduc′tion, act of conducting into: act of making persons known to each other: act of bringing into notice or practice: preliminary matter to the main thoughts of a book: (mus.) a kind of preface or prelude to a following movement: a treatise introductory to a science or course of study.—adjs. Introduc′tory, Introduc′tive, serving to introduce: preliminary: prefatory.—adv. Introduc′torily. [L. introducĕre, -ductumintro, within, ducĕre, to lead.]

Editors Contribution

  1. introduce

    A form of communication.

    She did introduce her future husband to her work colleagues at the company BBQ.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 13, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'introduce' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2999

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'introduce' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2314

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'introduce' in Verbs Frequency: #157

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of introduce in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of introduce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of introduce in a Sentence

  1. Ivan Drury:

    The fascination with Tesla is not that they were the first to introduce an all-electric vehicle, it stems more from the first electric vehicle without compromise to styling, performance metrics and range.

  2. The British government:

    Analysis of the responses shows that the impact of a tobacco levy on the tobacco market would be similar to a duty rise, with tobacco manufacturers and importers passing the levy onto consumer prices, as tobacco duties have already increased this year and will continue to increase by more than inflation each year in this parliament, the government has decided not to introduce a levy on manufacturers and importers.

  3. Prime Minister Arseny Yatseniuk:

    We will introduce a mechanism of auditing all state companies according to international standards and to sell stakes on international markets.

  4. Ahmed Subhi:

    As contracts with government agencies were not available anymore, we had to find an exit, then, we decided to introduce app business to Iraq.

  5. Chief Executive Bob Iger:

    We intend to move the story forward, introduce new places, new characters but also continue to show respect for what was, both in terms of people and places and themes, while this is a hand-off from the past to the present and the future, I view it just as a continuum.

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