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Meaning of INTRODUCE

Pronunciation:  `intru'doos

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  introduce; "Insert your ticket here"
  2. [v]  be a precursor of; "The fall of the Berlin Wall ushered in the post-Cold War period"
  3. [v]  as of legislation into a legislative body
  4. [v]  cause to come to know personally; "permit me to acquaint you with my son"; "introduce the new neighbors to the community"
  5. [v]  furnish with a preface
  6. [v]  bring before the public for the first time, as of an actor, song, etc.
  7. [v]  put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text"
  8. [v]  bring in or establish; "introduce a new rule"
  9. [v]  bring something new to an environment; "A new word processor was introduced"
  10. [v]  bring in a new person or object into a familiar environment; "He brought in a new judge"; "The new secretary introduced a nasty rumor"

INTRODUCE is a 9 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: acquaint, bring in, enclose, enter, inaugurate, inclose, infix, innovate, insert, insert, preface, premise, present, put in, stick in, usher in
 See Also: attach, begin, bring, bring out, cannulate, cannulise, cannulize, canulate, catheterise, catheterize, commence, connect, cup, debut, embed, engraft, feed, feed in, foist, glass, graft, imbed, immigrate, implant, inform, initiate, inject, inoculate, input, inset, insinuate, instil, instill, institute, interlard, interpose, intersperse, introduce, intubate, lead off, open up, penetrate, phase in, pioneer, plant, plug in, preamble, project, prologise, prologize, propose, reacquaint, reintroduce, re-introduce, sandwich, say, shoot, slip, start, state, tell, track, transplant



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In`tro*duce"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Introduced}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Introducing}.] [L. introducere, introductum;
intro within + ducere to lead. See {Intro-}, and {Duke}.]
1. To lead or bring in; to conduct or usher in; as, to
   introduce a person into a drawing-room.

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

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

5. To produce; to cause to exist; to induce. [Obs.]

         Whosoever introduces habits in children, deserves
         the care and attention of their governors. --Locke.

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

Syn: To bring in; usher in; insert; begin; preface.

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