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3 definitions found
 for introduce
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Introduce \In`tro*duce"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Introduced; p.
     pr. & vb. n. Introducing.] [L. introducere, introductum;
     intro within + ducere to lead. See Intro-, and Duke.]
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     1. To lead or bring in; to conduct or usher in; as, to
        introduce a person into a drawing-room.
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     2. To put (something into a place); to insert; as, to
        introduce the finger, or a probe.
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     3. To lead to and make known by formal announcement or
        recommendation; hence, to cause to be acquainted; as, to
        introduce strangers; to introduce one person to another.
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     4. To bring into notice, practice, cultivation, or use; as,
        to introduce a new fashion, method, or plant.
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     5. To produce; to cause to exist; to induce. [Obs.]
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              Whosoever introduces habits in children, deserves
              the care and attention of their governors. --Locke.
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     6. To open to notice; to begin; to present; as, he introduced
        the subject with a long preface.
  
     Syn: To bring in; usher in; insert; begin; preface.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  introduce
      v 1: cause to come to know personally; "permit me to acquaint
           you with my son"; "introduce the new neighbors to the
           community" [syn: introduce, present, acquaint]
      2: bring something new to an environment; "A new word processor
         was introduced" [syn: introduce, innovate]
      3: introduce; "Insert your ticket here" [syn: insert,
         enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce]
      4: bring in a new person or object into a familiar environment;
         "He brought in a new judge"; "The new secretary introduced a
         nasty rumor" [syn: bring in, introduce]
      5: bring in or establish in a new place or environment;
         "introduce a rule"; "introduce exotic fruits"
      6: put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the
         text" [syn: insert, infix, enter, introduce]
      7: bring before the public for the first time, as of an actor,
         song, etc. [syn: introduce, bring out]
      8: put before (a body); "introduce legislation"
      9: 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" [syn: precede,
         preface, premise, introduce]
      10: be a precursor of; "The fall of the Berlin Wall ushered in
          the post-Cold War period" [syn: inaugurate, usher in,
          introduce]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  140 Moby Thesaurus words for "introduce":
     acquaint, add, admit, advance, announce, begin, blaze the trail,
     break the trail, bring before, bring forward, bring in, bring out,
     bring up, broach, christen, coin, commend to attention, discover,
     do the honors, drag in, ease in, edge in, establish, fill in,
     float, foist in, forerun, found, fudge in, give a knockdown,
     give an introduction, go before, guide, herald, implant in, import,
     inaugurate, induct, infuse, initiate, inject, inject in, inlay,
     inlet, innovate, inoculate, insert, insert in, inset, insinuate,
     insinuate in, install, instill, institute, intercalate,
     interjaculate, interject, interpolate, interpose, intervene,
     introduce in, introduce new blood, intromit, intrude, invent,
     launch, lay before, lead, lift up, lug in, make a motion,
     make acquainted, make innovations, make known, mention, moot, move,
     neologize, offer, offer a resolution, open up, organize, originate,
     perfuse, pioneer, pop in, pose, postulate, pre-educate, preamble,
     precede, preface, prefer, prefix, prelude, premise, present,
     prologize, propose, proposition, propound, put between, put forth,
     put forward, put in, put it to, quaint, raise, recommend,
     revolutionize, ring in, run in, sandwich, set agoing, set before,
     set forth, set in, set on foot, set up, slip in, smuggle in,
     squeeze in, start, start going, start up, stick in, submit,
     suggest, throw in, thrust in, tuck in, turn on, unveil, usher,
     usher in, ventilate, wedge in, whip in, work in, worm in
  
  

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