Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb introduce

10 senses of introduce

Sense 1
introduce, present, acquaint -- (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")

Sense 2
introduce, innovate -- (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")

Sense 3
insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce -- (introduce; "Insert your ticket here")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (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")

Sense 4
bring in, 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")

Sense 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")

Sense 6
insert, infix, enter, introduce -- (put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text")
       => attach -- (cause to be attached)

Sense 7
introduce, bring out -- (bring before the public for the first time, as of an actor, song, etc.)
       => introduce, present, acquaint -- (cause to come to know personally; "permit me to acquaint you with my son"; "introduce the new neighbors to the community")

Sense 8
introduce -- (put before (a body); "introduce legislation")
       => project, propose -- (present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.; "He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism"; "She proposed a new theory of relativity")

Sense 9
precede, preface, premise, 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")
       => state, say, tell -- (express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name")

Sense 10
inaugurate, usher in, introduce -- (be a precursor of; "The fall of the Berlin Wall ushered in the post-Cold War period")
       => begin, lead off, start, commence -- (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")

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