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in·tro·duce

 (ĭn′trə-do͞os′, -dyo͞os′)
tr.v. in·tro·duced, in·tro·duc·ing, in·tro·duc·es
1.
a. To present (someone) by name to another in order to establish an acquaintance.
b. To present (a performer, for example) to the public for the first time.
c. To make preliminary remarks about; preface: introduced the slide show with a brief talk.
2. To put forward (a plan, for example) for consideration; propose.
3. To provide (someone) with a beginning knowledge or first experience of something: introduced me to weightlifting.
4.
a. To bring in and establish in a new place or environment: exotic plants that were introduced into gardening; a disease that was introduced into the Americas.
b. To bring into currency, use, or practice; originate: introduced the new product in several test markets; introduced the tango into their circle of friends.
5. To put inside or into; insert or inject: introduced a catheter into an artery; introduced realism to crime fiction.

[Middle English introducen, to bring into, from Latin intrōdūcere : intrō-, within; see en in Indo-European roots + dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]

in′tro·duc′er n.
in′tro·duc′i·ble adj.
Synonyms: introduce, insert, interject, interpolate, interpose
These verbs mean to put or set a person or thing into, between, or among others: introduce suspense into a novel; insert a letter into an envelope; interject a comment into a conversation; interpolated a transitional passage into the text; interposed himself between the scrapping boys. See Also Synonyms at broach1.

introduce

(ˌɪntrəˈdjuːs)
vb (tr)
1. (often foll by to) to present (someone) by name (to another person) or (two or more people to each other)
2. (foll by to) to cause to experience for the first time: to introduce a visitor to beer.
3. to present for consideration or approval, esp before a legislative body: to introduce a draft bill.
4. to bring in; establish: to introduce decimal currency.
5. (Broadcasting) to present (a radio or television programme, etc) verbally
6. (foll by with) to start: he introduced his talk with some music.
7. (often foll by into) to insert or inject: he introduced the needle into his arm.
8. to place (members of a species of plant or animal) in a new environment with the intention of producing a resident breeding population
[C16: from Latin intrōdūcere to bring inside, from intro- + dūcere to lead]
ˌintroˈducer n
ˌintroˈducible adj

in•tro•duce

(ˌɪn trəˈdus, -ˈdyus)

v.t. -duced, -duc•ing.
1. to present (a person) to another so as to make acquainted.
2. to acquaint (two or more persons) with each other personally: Will you introduce us?
3. to present (a person, product, etc.) to a group or to the general public for or as if for the first time by a formal act, announcement, etc.: to introduce a debutante to society.
4. to bring (a person) to first knowledge or experience of something: He introduced me to skiing.
5. to create, propose, bring into notice, use, etc., for or as if for the first time: to introduce a new idea.
6. to present for official consideration or action, as a legislative bill.
7. to begin; preface: to introduce a speech with an anecdote.
8. to put or place into something for the first time; insert: to introduce a figure into a design.
9. to bring in or establish, as something foreign, alien, or not native: a plant introduced into America.
10. to present (a speaker, performer, etc.) to an audience.
11. to present (a person) at a royal court.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Latin intrōdūcere to lead in, introduce =intrō- intro- + dūcere to lead; compare duke]
in`tro•duc′er, n.
in`tro•duc′i•ble, adj.
syn: introduce, present mean to bring persons into personal acquaintance with each other, as by announcement of names. introduce is the ordinary term, referring to making persons acquainted who are ostensibly equals: to introduce a friend to one's sister. present, a more formal term, suggests a degree of ceremony in the process, and implies (if only as a matter of compliment) superior dignity, rank, or importance in the person to whom another is presented: to present a visitor to the president.

introduce


Past participle: introduced
Gerund: introducing

Imperative
introduce
introduce
Present
I introduce
you introduce
he/she/it introduces
we introduce
you introduce
they introduce
Preterite
I introduced
you introduced
he/she/it introduced
we introduced
you introduced
they introduced
Present Continuous
I am introducing
you are introducing
he/she/it is introducing
we are introducing
you are introducing
they are introducing
Present Perfect
I have introduced
you have introduced
he/she/it has introduced
we have introduced
you have introduced
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Past Continuous
I was introducing
you were introducing
he/she/it was introducing
we were introducing
you were introducing
they were introducing
Past Perfect
I had introduced
you had introduced
he/she/it had introduced
we had introduced
you had introduced
they had introduced
Future
I will introduce
you will introduce
he/she/it will introduce
we will introduce
you will introduce
they will introduce
Future Perfect
I will have introduced
you will have introduced
he/she/it will have introduced
we will have introduced
you will have introduced
they will have introduced
Future Continuous
I will be introducing
you will be introducing
he/she/it will be introducing
we will be introducing
you will be introducing
they will be introducing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been introducing
you have been introducing
he/she/it has been introducing
we have been introducing
you have been introducing
they have been introducing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been introducing
you will have been introducing
he/she/it will have been introducing
we will have been introducing
you will have been introducing
they will have been introducing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been introducing
you had been introducing
he/she/it had been introducing
we had been introducing
you had been introducing
they had been introducing
Conditional
I would introduce
you would introduce
he/she/it would introduce
we would introduce
you would introduce
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Past Conditional
I would have introduced
you would have introduced
he/she/it would have introduced
we would have introduced
you would have introduced
they would have introduced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.introduce - cause to come to know personallyintroduce - cause to come to know personally; "permit me to acquaint you with my son"; "introduce the new neighbors to the community"
inform - impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights"
familiarise, familiarize, acquaint - make familiar or conversant with; "you should acquaint yourself with your new computer"; "We familiarized ourselves with the new surroundings"
reintroduce, re-introduce - introduce anew; "We haven't met in a long time, so let me reintroduce myself"
present - formally present a debutante, a representative of a country, etc.
introduce, bring out - bring before the public for the first time, as of an actor, song, etc.
2.introduce - bring something new to an environment; "A new word processor was introduced"
initiate, pioneer - take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of; "This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants"
phase in - introduce gradually
pioneer, open up - open up an area or prepare a way; "She pioneered a graduate program for women students"
debut - present for the first time to the public; "The band debuts a new song or two each month"
3.introduce - introduce; "Insert your ticket here"
plug - insert as a plug; "She plugged a cork in the wine bottle"
plug - insert a plug into; "plug the wall"
inoculate - introduce a microorganism into
inset - set or place in
glass - put in a glass container
catheterise, catheterize - insert a catheter into (a body part); "catheterize the patient's bladder"
cup - put into a cup; "cup the milk"
interlard, intersperse - introduce one's writing or speech with certain expressions
feed in, feed - introduce continuously; "feed carrots into a food processor"
slip - insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly; "He slipped some money into the waiter's hand"
foist - insert surreptitiously or without warrant
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
inject, shoot - force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing; "inject hydrogen into the balloon"
4.introduce - bring in a new person or object into a familiar environment; "He brought in a new judge"; "The new secretary introduced a nasty rumor"
immigrate - introduce or send as immigrants; "Britain immigrated many colonists to America"
track - carry on the feet and deposit; "track mud into the house"
insinuate - introduce or insert (oneself) in a subtle manner; "He insinuated himself into the conversation of the people at the nearby table"
5.introduce - bring in or establish in a new place or environment; "introduce a rule"; "introduce exotic fruits"
establish, give - bring about; "The trompe l'oeil-illusion establishes depth"
interpose - introduce; "God interposed death"
6.introduce - put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text"
attach - cause to be attached
plug in, plug into, connect - plug into an outlet; "Please plug in the toaster!"; "Connect the TV so we can watch the football game tonight"
penetrate - insert the penis into the vagina or anus of; "Did the molester penetrate the child?"
cannulate, cannulise, cannulize, canulate, intubate - introduce a cannula or tube into; "Cannulate the blood vessel in the neck"
input - enter (data or a program) into a computer
instil, instill - enter drop by drop; "instill medication into my eye"
embed, imbed, implant, plant, engraft - fix or set securely or deeply; "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"
sandwich - insert or squeeze tightly between two people or objects; "She was sandwiched in her airplane seat between two fat men"
graft, transplant - place the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient
7.introduce - bring before the public for the first time, as of an actor, song, etc.
acquaint, introduce, present - cause to come to know personally; "permit me to acquaint you with my son"; "introduce the new neighbors to the community"
8.introduce - put before (a body); "introduce legislation"
propose, project - present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.; "He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism"; "She proposed a new theory of relativity"
9.introduce - 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"
preamble - make a preliminary introduction, usually to a formal document
prologise, prologize, prologuize - write or speak a prologue
say, state, tell - express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name"
10.introduce - be a precursor of; "The fall of the Berlin Wall ushered in the post-Cold War period"
commence, lead off, start, begin - set in motion, cause to start; "The U.S. started a war in the Middle East"; "The Iraqis began hostilities"; "begin a new chapter in your life"

introduce

verb
2. present, acquaint, make known, familiarize, do the honours, make the introduction Someone introduced us and I sat next to him.
3. present, open, announce, launch, precede, lead into, preface, lead off 'Health Matters' is introduced by Dick Oliver on the World Service.
4. suggest, offer, air, table, advance, propose, recommend, float, submit, bring up, put forward, set forth, ventilate, broach, moot She does not abandon her responsibility to introduce new ideas.
5. add, insert, inject, throw in (informal), infuse, interpose, interpolate I wish to introduce a note of cool reason to the discussion.
6. insert, put in, add, drive, shoot, feed, inject An operation can introduce air into the body.
introduce someone to something or someone acquaint with, enlighten to, bring into contact with, familiarize with He introduced us to the delights of natural food.

introduce

verb
1. To make known socially:
2. To make known the presence or arrival of:
3. To put forward (a topic) for discussion:
4. To bring into currency, use, fashion, or practice:
5. To put or set into, between, or among another or other things:
6. To begin (something) with preliminary or prefatory material:
Translations
يُدْخِليُعَرِّف، يُطْلِعيُعَرِّف، يُقَدِّميُقَدِّمُيُقَدِّم إقْتِراحا أو مشروع قانون
zavéstpředstavituvéstzasvěcovatpředložit
introducerepræsenterebringe på banegøre bekendt medindføre
esitellä
uvesti
behozindítványozmeghonosít
koma e-u inn, koma meî e-î inn í e-îkynnakynna fyrirleggja fram
紹介する
소개하다
įvadasįvadinisįvežti
iepazīstinātiesniegtievadītievieststādīt priekšā
priviezť
predstavitiseznaniti
introducera
แนะนำ
giới thiệu

introduce

[ˌɪntrəˈdjuːs] VT
1. (= present, make acquainted) → presentar
to introduce sb to sbpresentar a algn a algn
may I introduce ...?permítame presentarle a ..., le presento a ...
I don't think we've been introducedcreo que no nos han presentado
to introduce sb to sthhacer conocer algo a algn, iniciar a algn en algo
I was introduced to chess at eightempecé a jugar al ajedrez a los ocho años
I was introduced to Milton too youngme hicieron leer a Milton demasiado temprano
2. (= bring in) [+ reform] → introducir (Pol) [+ bill] → presentar (TV, Rad) [+ programme] → presentar; [+ product, new fashion] → lanzar; [+ subject into conversation, idea] → introducir
be careful how you introduce the subjectten cuidado a la hora de abordar el tema
it was you who introduced the subject, not mefuiste tú el que sacaste el tema, no yo
3. (= insert) → introducir
the tube is introduced into the throatel tubo se introduce por la garganta
I was introduced into a dark roomme hicieron entrar en un cuarto oscuro
4. (= write introduction for) [+ book] → prologar

introduce

[ˌɪntrəˈdjuːs] vt
[+ person] → présenter
It's my great pleasure to introduce tonight's speaker → C'est un grand plaisir pour moi de présenter l'intervenant de ce soir.
I'd like to introduce
I'd like to introduce Michelle Davies → J'aimerais vous présenter Michelle Davies.
to introduce sb to sb → présenter qn à qn
He introduced me to his parents → Il m'a présenté à ses parents.
may I introduce you to ... ? → puis-je vous présenter ... ?
May I introduce you to my good friend Robert? → Puis-je vous présenter mon grand ami Robert?
to introduce o.s. → se présenter
to introduce sb to sth [+ pastime, technique] → faire connaître qch à qn, initier qn à qch
It was my wife who introduced me to yoga → C'est ma femme qui m'a fait connaître le yoga.; [+ knowledge] → faire connaître qch à qn
[+ legislation, measures, changes] → introduire
[+ plant, animal, word, product, fashion] → introduire
[+ programme] → présenter

introduce

vt
(= make acquainted) (to person) → vorstellen (to sb jdm), bekannt machen (to mit); (butler)ankündigen; (to subject) → einführen (→ to in +acc); have you two been introduced?hat man Sie bekannt gemacht?; I don’t think we’ve been introducedich glaube nicht, dass wir uns kennen; to introduce oneselfsich vorstellen; allow me to or let me introduce myselfdarf ich mich vorstellen?; he was introduced to drink at an early ageer hat schon früh Bekanntschaft mit dem Alkohol gemacht; who introduced him to heroin?durch wen ist er ans Heroin geraten?; he was introduced to flying by a friender ist durch einen Freund zum Fliegen gekommen; I introduced him to the firmich habe ihn in die Firma eingeführt
fashion, practice, reform, inventioneinführen; (Parl) billeinbringen; mood, competitionbringen (→ into in +acc); book, subject, eraeinleiten; (= announce) speakervorstellen, ankündigen; programmeankündigen; to introduce something onto the marketetw auf den Markt bringen, etw auf dem Markt einführen
(= insert)einführen (→ into in +acc)

introduce

[ˌɪntrəˈdjuːs] vt
a. (bring in, reform, new fashion, idea) → introdurre (Pol) (bill) (TV, Radio) (programme) → presentare
to introduce sb into a firm → far entrare qn in una ditta
b. (make acquainted) to introduce sb to sbpresentare qn a qn
to introduce sb to sth (pastime, technique) → far conoscere qc a qn, iniziare qn a qc
she introduced us to the delights of Indian cookery → ci ha iniziato ai piaceri della cucina indiana
may I introduce ...? → permette che le presenti...?

introduce

(intrəˈdjuːs) verb
1. (often with to) to make (people) known by name to each other. He introduced the guests (to each other); Let me introduce you to my mother; May I introduce myself? I'm John Brown.
2. (often with into) to bring in (something new). Grey squirrels were introduced into Britain from Canada; Why did you introduce such a boring subject (into the conversation)?
3. to propose or put forward. He introduced a bill in Parliament for the abolition of income tax.
4. (with to) to cause (a person) to get to know (a subject etc). Children are introduced to algebra at about the age of eleven.
ˌintroˈduction (-ˈdakʃən) noun
1. the act of introducing, or the process of being introduced. the introduction of new methods.
2. an act of introducing one person to another. The hostess made the introductions and everyone shook hands.
3. something written at the beginning of a book explaining the contents, or said at the beginning of a speech etc.
ˌintroˈductory (-ˈdaktəri) adjective
giving an introduction. He made a few introductory remarks about the film before showing it.

introduce

يُقَدِّمُ zavést introducere bekannt machen συστήνω introducir esitellä présenter uvesti presentare 紹介する 소개하다 introduceren introdusere wprowadzić apresentar, introduzir вводить introducera แนะนำ tanıtmak giới thiệu 介绍
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Now hold your shoulder straight, and take short steps, and don't shake hands if you are introduced to anyone.
On the door hung a heavy brass knocker, an innovation introduced into the village by Helen White's mother, who had also organized a women's club for the study of po- etry.
Tom Swift dropped in during the course of the evening," she added to Ned, "and Mary introduced him to Professor Beecher.
Fuchs told me that the sunflowers were introduced into that country by the Mormons; that at the time of the persecution, when they left Missouri and struck out into the wilderness to find a place where they could worship God in their own way, the members of the first exploring party, crossing the plains to Utah, scattered sunflower seed as they went.
Why have you introduced her at a moment when I desired to talk of you?
Notwithstanding the symptoms of habitual suspicion, his countenance was not only without guile, but at the moment at which he is introduced, it was charged with an expression of sturdy honesty.
He introduced an alert, broad-shouldered young man of years of much indiscretion and with a charming and inconsequent manner.
So, one fine morning I ascended the flight of granite steps, with the President's commission in my pocket, and was introduced to the corps of gentlemen who were to aid me in my weighty responsibility as chief executive officer of the Custom-House.
But what was still more annoying, Brom took all Opportunities of turning him into ridicule in presence of his mistress, and had a scoundrel dog whom he taught to whine in the most ludicrous manner, and introduced as a rival of Ichabod's, to instruct her in psalmody.
If a stranger were introduced into any miscellaneous metropolitan society, it would but slightly advance the general opinion of his merits, were he presented to the company as a harpooneer, say; and if in emulation of the naval officers he should append the initials S.
To this gentleman, Stubb was now politely introduced by the Guernsey-man, who at once ostentatiously put on the aspect of interpreting between them.
Jonas had been to have an interview with the special policeman to whom Szedvilas had introduced him, and had been taken to see several of the bosses, with the result that one had promised him a job the beginning of the next week.