• verb: to make (someone) known to someone else by name
  • verb: to lead or bring in especially for the first time
  • often + 'to'
  • synonyms: insert, produce, induce


  • She helped to 'introduce' Americans 'to' European fashions. = She helped to 'introduce' European fashions 'to' America.

  • The new carpet 'introduces' some color into [=adds some color to] the living room.

  • The rivalry 'introduced' more drama to/into the competition.

Movie quotes

  • (..) We are on in ... Hello class. Before we begin today’s pop quiz... And she is one bad actress I want to introduce our new student. Riley. Would you like to stand up and introduce - Camera. - ... yourself. And, to Riley. (..)
    2015 Inside Out