to tell two or more people who have not met before what each other's names are; to tell sb what your name is
Can I introduce my wife?
He introduced me to a Greek girl at the party.
We've already been introduced.
Can I introduce myself? I'm Helen Robins.
‘Kay, this is Steve.’ ‘Yes, I know─we've already introduced ourselves.’
电视 / 电台节目
to be the main speaker in a television or radio show, who gives details about the show and who presents the people who are in it; to tell the audience the name of the person who is going to speak or perform
The next programme will be introduced by Mary David.
May I introduce my first guest on the show tonight…
to make sb learn about sth or do sth for the first time
The first lecture introduces students to the main topics of the course.
It was she who first introduced the pleasures of sailing to me.
新产品 / 法律
to make sth available for use, discussion, etc. for the first time
The company is introducing a new range of products this year.
The new law was introduced in 1991.
We want to introduce the latest technology into schools.
to bring a plant, an animal or a disease to a place for the first time
Vegetation patterns changed when goats were introduced to the island.
to be the start of sth new
Bands from London introduced the craze for this kind of music.
A slow theme introduces the first movement.
to formally present a new law so that it can be discussed
to introduce a bill (before Parliament)
to put sth into sth
Particles of glass had been introduced into the baby food.
- Insert your ticket here
近义词: insert,enclose,inclose,stick in,put in
be a precursor of
- The fall of the Berlin Wall ushered in the post-Cold War period
近义词: inaugurate,usher in
put before (a body)
- introduce legislation
cause to come to know personally
- permit me to acquaint you with my son
- introduce the new neighbors to the community
furnish with a preface or introduction
- She always precedes her lectures with a joke
- He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution
bring before the public for the first time, as of an actor, song, etc.
近义词: bring out
put or introduce into something
- insert a picture into the text
bring in or establish in a new place or environment
- introduce a rule
- introduce exotic fruits
bring something new to an environment
- A new word processor was introduced
bring in a new person or object into a familiar environment
- He brought in a new judge
- The new secretary introduced a nasty rumor
近义词: bring in