What does introduce mean?

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

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word introduce.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. introduce, present, acquaint(verb)

    cause to come to know personally

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

  2. introduce, innovate(verb)

    bring something new to an environment

    "A new word processor was introduced"

  3. insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce(verb)

    introduce

    "Insert your ticket here"

  4. bring in, introduce(verb)

    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. introduce(verb)

    bring in or establish in a new place or environment

    "introduce a rule"; "introduce exotic fruits"

  6. insert, infix, enter, introduce(verb)

    put or introduce into something

    "insert a picture into the text"

  7. introduce, bring out(verb)

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

  8. introduce(verb)

    put before (a body)

    "introduce legislation"

  9. precede, preface, premise, introduce(verb)

    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, introduce(verb)

    be a precursor of

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

Wiktionary

  1. introduce(Verb)

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

    Let me introduce you to my friends.

  2. introduce(Verb)

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

  3. introduce(Verb)

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

    Various pollutants were introduced into the atmosphere.

  4. introduce(Verb)

    To bring (something) into practice.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Introduce(verb)

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

  2. Introduce(verb)

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

  3. Introduce(verb)

    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. Introduce(verb)

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

  5. Introduce(verb)

    to produce; to cause to exist; to induce

  6. Introduce(verb)

    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.]

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

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. Jens Modvig:

    Once you introduce them.

  2. Irvin Kirshner:

    I want to introduce some Zen here.

  3. Abdul Hadi:

    We want to introduce Islam as a political, economic and social agenda.

  4. Spokesman Eric Schultz:

    The US did not draft this resolution nor did The US introduce this resolution.

  5. Kris Hammond:

    We know how to introduce an idea, how not to repeat ourselves, how to get shorter.

Images & Illustrations of introduce

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