Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “introduce”

introduce

verb [T]  /ˌɪn·trəˈdus/ us  

introduce verb [T] (MEET SOMEONE)

to arrange for you to meet and learn the name of another person: I’d like to introduce you to my friend, Sally. George, I’d like to introduce my friend, Sally. To introduce is also to formally present someone to a group: It’s my distinct honor to introduce the president of the United States of America.

introduce verb [T] (BEGIN TO USE)

to put something into use for the first time, or to put something into a new place: When were music CDs first introduced? These trees were introduced into New England from Europe.
(Definition of introduce from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of introduce?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “introduce” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

look on the bright side

to find good things in a bad situation

Word of the Day

The language of work

by Kate Woodford,
October 15, 2014
Most of us talk about our jobs. We tell our family and friends interesting or funny things that have happened in the workplace (=room where we do our job), we describe – and sometimes complain about – our bosses and colleagues and when we meet someone for the first time, we tell

Read More 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Read More