Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun introduction

7 senses of introduction

Sense 1
introduction, debut, first appearance, launching, unveiling, entry -- (the act of beginning something new; "they looked forward to the debut of their new product line")
       => beginning, start, commencement -- (the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations")

Sense 2
introduction -- (the first section of a communication)
       => section, subdivision -- (a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical); "he always turns first to the business section"; "the history of this work is discussed in the next section")

Sense 3
presentation, introduction, intro -- (formally making a person known to another or to the public)
       => informing, making known -- (a speech act that conveys information)

Sense 4
introduction -- (a basic or elementary instructional text)
       => textbook, text, text edition, schoolbook, school text -- (a book prepared for use in schools or colleges; "his economics textbook is in its tenth edition"; "the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy")

Sense 5
introduction -- (a new proposal; "they resisted the introduction of impractical alternatives")
       => proposal -- (something proposed (such as a plan or assumption))

Sense 6
insertion, introduction, intromission -- (the act of putting one thing into another)
       => movement -- (the act of changing the location of something; "the movement of cargo onto the vessel")

Sense 7
initiation, founding, foundation, institution, origination, creation, innovation, introduction, instauration -- (the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new; "she looked forward to her initiation as an adult"; "the foundation of a new scientific society")
       => beginning, start, commencement -- (the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations")

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