1. cause to come to know personally

- introduce the new neighbors to the community

Similar word(s): acquaint, present

Definition categories: communication, inform

2. bring something new to an environment

- A new word processor was introduced

Similar word(s): innovate

Definition categories: creation, initiate, pioneer

3. place, fit, or thrust (something) into another thing

Similar word(s): enclose, inclose, insert

Definition categories: change, lay, place, pose, position, put, set

4. bring in a new person or object into a familiar environment

- The new secretary introduced a nasty rumor

Definition categories: motion

5. bring in or establish in a new place or environment

- introduce a rule

- introduce exotic fruits

Definition categories: creation, establish, give

6. put or introduce into something

Similar word(s): enter, infix, insert

Definition categories: contact, attach

7. bring before the public for the first time, as of an actor, song, etc.

Definition categories: communication, acquaint, introduce, present

8. put before (a body)

- introduce legislation

Definition categories: cognition, project, propose

9. furnish with a preface or introduction

Similar word(s): precede, preface, premise

Definition categories: communication, say, state, tell

10. be a precursor of

Similar word(s): inaugurate

Definition categories: change, begin, commence, start

Sentences with introduce as a verb:

- Let me introduce you to my friends.

- The senator plans to introduce the bill in the next session.

- Let me introduce our guest speaker.

- Various pollutants were introduced into the atmosphere.

- Wheeled transport was introduced long ago.