Synonyms and Antonyms of introduce

  1. 1 to make (one person) known (to another) socially a friend introduced him to the woman who later became his wife Synonyms acquaint, present Related Words address, greet, hail, meet; reacquaint, reintroduce

  2. 2 to present or bring forward for discussion after about 20 minutes the moderator introduced a new topic for the debate Synonyms bring up, broach, moot, place, raise Related Words allude (to), cite, mention, name, refer (to); offer, propose, suggest; air, express, speak (of), talk (about), vent, ventilate; interject, interrupt; debate, discuss, thrash (out or over) Near Antonyms censor, hush (up), quiet, silence, suppress

  3. 3 to be responsible for the creation and early operation or use of Luther Burbank introduced the idea of plant breeding, developing over 800 new varieties of fruits, vegetables, grains, and grasses Synonyms begin, constitute, establish, inaugurate, initiate, innovate, institute, found, launch, pioneer, plant, set up, startRelated Words author, father, originate; conceive, concoct, contrive, cook (up), create, devise, fabricate, invent, make up, manufacture, produce, think (up); construct, put up; develop, enlarge, expand; endow, finance, fund, subsidize; arrange, organize, systematize, systemize; refound, reinitiate, reinstitute, relaunchNear Antonyms abolish, annihilate, annul, nullify; end, finish, halt, stop, terminate; round (off or out), wind up, wrap upAntonyms close (down), phase out, shut (up)

  4. 4 to impart knowledge of a new thing or situation to introduced everyone to the company's new phone system Synonyms accustom, familiarize, initiate, acquaint, orient, orientateRelated Words habituate, wont; apprise, brief, clue (in), fill in, inform; educate, enlighten, ground, instruct, school, train, verse; expose, present, subject; advise, tell, tip (off), warn, wise (up); reacquaint

  5. 5 to put among or between others introduce a new variable to the equation Synonyms edge in, fit (in or into), inject, insinuate, intercalate, interject, interpolate, interpose, intersperse, insert, sandwich (in or between), work inRelated Words cut in, inlay, inset, install; interfile, interline, lard, weave; cram, shove, thrust, wedge; add, append, attachNear Antonyms eject, eliminate, exclude, expel, extract, withdraw; deduct, detach, subtract; reject

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