Definitions for introduce
ˌɪn trəˈdus, -ˈdyusin·tro·duce
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word introduce.
introduce, present, acquaintverb
cause to come to know personally
"permit me to acquaint you with my son"; "introduce the new neighbors to the community"
bring something new to an environment
"A new word processor was introduced"
insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduceverb
"Insert your ticket here"
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"
bring in or establish in a new place or environment
"introduce a rule"; "introduce exotic fruits"
insert, infix, enter, introduceverb
put or introduce into something
"insert a picture into the text"
introduce, bring outverb
bring before the public for the first time, as of an actor, song, etc.
put before (a body)
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"
inaugurate, usher in, introduceverb
be a precursor of
"The fall of the Berlin Wall ushered in the post-Cold War period"
To cause (someone) to be acquainted (with someone else).
Let me introduce you to my friends.
To make (something or someone) known by formal announcement or recommendation.
To add (something) to a system, a mixture, or a container.
Various pollutants were introduced into the atmosphere.
To bring (something) into practice.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: introduco, Lat. introduire, Fr.
Mathematicians of advanced speculations may have other ways to introduce into their minds ideas of infinity. John Locke.
This vulgar error whosoever is able to reclaim, he shall introduce a new way of cure, preserving by theory as well as practice. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours, b. iv.
An author who should introduce a sport of words upon the stage, would meet with small applause. William Broome.
Whatsoever introduces habits in children, deserves the care and attention of their governors. John Locke, on Education.
to lead or bring in; to conduct or usher in; as, to introduce a person into a drawing-room
to put (something into a place); to insert; as, to introduce the finger, or a probe
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
to bring into notice, practice, cultivation, or use; as, to introduce a new fashion, method, or plant
to produce; to cause to exist; to induce
to open to notice; to begin; to present; as, he introduced the subject with a long preface
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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, -ductum—intro, within, ducĕre, to lead.]
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
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'introduce' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2999
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'introduce' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2314
Rank popularity for the word 'introduce' in Verbs Frequency: #157
The numerical value of introduce in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of introduce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
The focus of the debate in Nevada as well as the other debates and forums in the coming weeks should be on the candidates who will take the stage, and their vision to move America forward, all that was asked of Ms. Gabbard’s staff was to prioritize our candidates and this important opportunity they have to introduce themselves to the American people.
Faith is like love, it cannot be forced. Therefore it is a dangerous operation if an attempt be made to introduce or bind it by state regulations; for, as the attempt to force love begets hatred, so also to compel religious belief produces rank unbelief.
Youths are taking on initiatives toward innovation and technology mostly using these ... platforms, once you introduce a tax ... you are actually killing this budding entrepreneurship.
For sure we are going to use more than four -- the chances of us staying within the limit of four is close to zero, the teams agreed unanimously in Malaysia to introduce a fifth engine, but the engine penalties will affect others too, not only us...for us we would need that number to increase to seven, eight or nine engines for the season.
The history of the government's involvement in the industrial sector has been disappointing, the government's role should be to facilitate...they should introduce policies to attract private investors (such as) to bring down interest rates.
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- představit, zavéstCzech
- einführen, bekannt machen, vorstellenGerman
- presentar, introducirSpanish
- lisätä, esitelläFinnish
- introduire, présenterFrench
- enged, bemutat, bevezet, juttat, eresztHungarian
- aféierenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- introduceren, voorstellenDutch
- introduzir, apresentarPortuguese
- знако́мить, представля́ть, предста́вить, познако́митьRussian
- 介紹, giới thiệuVietnamese
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