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Meaning of introduce by Wiktionary Dictionary



    From Old French, from Latin intrōdūcō, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁énteros ( “inner, what is inside” ) and Proto-Indo-European *dewk- .



    introduce ( third-person singular simple present introduces present participle introducing, simple past and past participle introduced )

    1. ( transitive, of people ) To cause ( someone ) to be acquainted ( with someone else ) .
      Let me introduce you to my friends .
    2. ( transitive ) To make ( something or someone ) known by formal announcement or recommendation .
      The senator plans to introduce the bill in the next session .
      Let me introduce our guest speaker .
    3. ( transitive ) To add ( something ) to a system, a mixture, or a container .
      Various pollutants were introduced into the atmosphere .
    4. ( transitive ) To bring ( something ) into practice .


Explanation of introduce by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. introduce

    2. be a precursor of

    3. put before ( a body )

    4. introduce legislation
    5. cause to come to know personally

    6. introduce the new neighbors to the community
    7. furnish with a preface or introduction

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

    9. put or introduce into something

    10. bring in or establish in a new place or environment

    11. introduce a rule
      introduce exotic fruits
    12. bring something new to an environment

    13. A new word processor was introduced
    14. bring in a new person or object into a familiar environment

    15. The new secretary introduced a nasty rumor