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Verb: introduce  ,in-tru'd(y)oos
  1. Cause to come to know personally
    "introduce the new neighbours to the community";
    - present, acquaint
     
  2. Bring something new to an environment
    "A new word processor was introduced";
    - innovate
     
  3. Position inside
    - insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in
     
  4. Bring in a new person or object into a familiar environment
    "The new secretary introduced a nasty rumour";
    - bring in
     
  5. Bring in or establish in a new place or environment
    "introduce a rule"; "introduce exotic fruits"
     
  6. Place onto or put into something
    "introduce a picture into the text";
    - insert, infix, enter
     
  7. Bring before the public for the first time, as of an actor, song, etc.
    - bring out
     
  8. Put before (a body)
    "introduce legislation"
     
  9. Furnish with a preface or introduction
    "She always introduces her lectures with a joke";
    - precede, preface, premise
     
  10. Be a precursor of
    "The fall of the Berlin Wall introduced the post-Cold War period";
    - inaugurate, usher in

Derived forms: introduces, introduced, introducing

Type of: attach, begin, commence, establish, give, inform, initiate, lay, lead off, pioneer, place, pose, position, project, propose, put, say, set, start, state, tell

Encyclopedia: Introduce