intro

noun
in·​tro | \ ˈin-(ˌ)trō How to pronounce intro (audio) \
plural intros

Definition of intro

 (Entry 1 of 2)

intro-

prefix

Definition of intro- (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : in : into introjection
2 : inward : within introvert — compare extro-

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Synonyms & Antonyms for intro

Synonyms: Noun

exordium, foreword, introduction, preamble, preface, prelude, proem, prologue (also prolog), prolusion

Antonyms: Noun

epilogue (also epilog)

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Examples of intro in a Sentence

Noun

in her intro the author offers rather precise definitions of some of the key words that she will be using throughout her book

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The story portion that debuted at Ars' pre-E3 event was admittedly a little hard to follow, owing to its placement roughly 15 minutes after the game's tone-setting intro. Sam Machkovech, Ars Technica, "We Happy Few finally looks and feels like a great British Bioshock," 30 May 2018 Check a studio's website directly for free first classes and intro offers. Alexa Tucker, SELF, "My 8 Favorite Hacks to Take Group Fitness Classes Without Paying Full Price," 12 Feb. 2019 Betty asks for an intro and Ethel tells her that’s Sister Woodhouse’s job. Jessica Macleish, Teen Vogue, ""Riverdale" Recap Season 3 Episode 7: Why Has No One Noticed Betty Is Missing?," 6 Dec. 2018 In the short clip, the iconic intro sequence, featuring Rod Serling's voice—before slowly transitioning to Peele's. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "The Twilight Zone Is Coming Back. Here's Everything We Know About the Jordan Peele Reboot.," 30 Jan. 2019 The tweet also cuts Hevesh’s intro, which acts as a welcome to her channel for those who stumble upon the video. Julia Alexander, The Verge, "YouTube faces backlash on Twitter over lifted, uncredited holiday video," 26 Dec. 2018 Ricky gets a page in the Burn Book The music video starts (after that iconic intro) with Ari opening up the Burn Book. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "8 Savage Easter Eggs in Ariana Grande's "Thank U, Next" Music Video," 3 Dec. 2018 On Saturday, January 19, the actress shared a video of herself in character strutting up the streets of New York City in a nod to the iconic SATC intro. Natasha Reda, Glamour, "Sarah Jessica Parker Just Brought Carrie Bradshaw Back, and We're So Here for It," 20 Jan. 2019 Per her intro video, as Miss North Carolina it's been her job to travel. Katherine J. Igoe, Marie Claire, "Get to Know 'Bachelor' Contestant Caelynn Miller-Keyes," 11 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of intro

Noun

circa 1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for intro

Prefix

Latin, from intro inside, to the inside, from Old Latin *interus, adjective, inward

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The first known use of intro was circa 1899

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intro

noun

English Language Learners Definition of intro

informal : a short introduction to something (such as a performance or a musical work)

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