introduce [-d] v

L. intrōdūcere, lead or bring in or forward, institute, originate.

  1. Initiate; teach; instruct; bring to a knowledge of something.
  2. Present; usher in; bring into society; put forward in a preliminary or preparatory manner.
  3. Start; open; begin.
  4. Bring into personal acquaintance; make known to a person or circle.