Meaning of INTRODUCE in English


1. (foll. by to) make (a person or oneself) known by name to another, esp. formally.

2 announce or present to an audience.

3 bring (a custom, idea, etc.) into use.

4 bring (a piece of legislation) before a legislative assembly.

5 (foll. by to) draw the attention or extend the understanding of (a person) to a subject.

6 insert; place in.

7 bring in; usher in; bring forward.

8 begin; occur just before the start of.


introducer n. introducible adj.

Etymology: ME f. L introducere introduct- (as INTRO-, ducere lead)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.