introduce
Pronunciation
  • (GA) IPA: /ˌɪntɹəˈdus/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˌɪntɹəˈdjuːs/
Verb

introduce (introduces, present participle introducing; 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.
    Wheeled transport was introduced long ago.
Synonyms
  • (make something or someone known) announce
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