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Noun: introduction  ,in-tru'dúk-shun
  1. Formally making a person known to another or to the public
    - presentation, intro
     
  2. The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new
    - initiation, founding, foundation, institution, origination, creation, innovation, instauration, debut, first appearance, launching, unveiling, entry
     
  3. The first section of a communication
     
  4. A basic or elementary instructional text
     
  5. A new proposal
    "they resisted the introduction of impractical alternatives"
     
  6. The act of putting one thing into another
    - insertion, intromission

Derived forms: introductions

Type of: beginning, commencement, informing, making known, movement, proposal, school text, schoolbook, section, start, subdivision, text, text edition, textbook

Part of: address, narration, recital, speech, yarn

Encyclopedia: Introduction