• 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

  • (..) flagship, and who's to argue? But what of the Pearl? Name me captain. I'll sail under your colors. I'll give you % of me plunder. And you get to introduce yourself as Commodore Barbossa. Savvy? I suppose in exchange, you want me not to kill the whelp. No, no, no. Not at all. (..)
    2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl