introduce is a general term for bringing or placing a thing or person into a group or body already in existence.
introduced a new topic into the conversation
insert implies putting into a fixed or open space between or among.
inserted a clause in the contract
insinuate implies introducing gradually or by gentle pressure.
insinuated himself into the group
interpolate applies to the inserting of something extraneous or spurious.
interpolated her own comments into the report
intercalate suggests an intrusive inserting of something in an existing series or sequence.
new chapters intercalated with the old
interpose suggests inserting an obstruction or cause of delay.
interpose barriers to communication
interject implies an abrupt or forced introduction.
interjected a question
Let me introduce myself: my name is John Smith.
They have been slow to introduce changes in procedure.
The designer is introducing a new line of clothes.
He introduced several issues during the meeting.
New evidence was introduced at the trial. introduce a bill to CongressSee More
Recent Examples on the WebBut a healthy share also appears to lie with the celebrities who helped introduce people to these products in the first place.
Matt Ford, The New Republic, 17 Nov. 2022 They are also bolstered by the argument, made by those who helped introduce austerity in 2010, that spending cuts give governments more capacity to borrow when major crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic arrive.Time, 17 Nov. 2022 Changes are coming to Walt Disney World, which will introduce park-specific pricing just in time for the holidays.
Valerie Nome, Peoplemag, 17 Nov. 2022 Now 48, Siebel Newsom described how Weinstein first approached her to introduce himself at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2005.
Andrew Dalton, USA TODAY, 15 Nov. 2022 Now 48, Siebel Newsom described how Weinstein first approached her to introduce himself at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2005.
Andrew Dalton, ajc, 15 Nov. 2022 On Monday night, indie-rock innovator Bartees Strange finally got the chance to properly introduce himself in Boston.
Karen Muller, BostonGlobe.com, 15 Nov. 2022 In addition, Honda and GM are working together to introduce affordable EVs in 2027.
Roberto Baldwin, Ars Technica, 2 Nov. 2022 An increase in antisemitic incidents in the county and nationally spurred council member Andrew Friedson (D-District 1) to introduce the resolution in July.
Katie Shepherd, Washington Post, 1 Nov. 2022 See More
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Middle English, from Latin introducere, from intro- + ducere to lead — more at tow entry 1