HyperDic: introduction

English > 7 senses of the word introduction:
NOUNactintroduction, debut, first appearance, launching, unveiling, entrythe act of beginning something new
communicationintroductionthe first section of a communication
communicationintroduction, presentation, introformally making a person known to another or to the public
communicationintroductiona basic or elementary instructional text
communicationintroductiona new proposal
actintroduction, insertion, intromissionthe act of putting one thing into another
actintroduction, initiation, founding, foundation, institution, origination, creation, innovation, instaurationthe act of starting something for the first time
introduction > pronunciation
Soundsih.ntrahdah'kshahn; ih.ntrowdah'kshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > introduction: 7 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of beginning something new.
Synonymsdebut, first appearance, launching, unveiling, entry
NarrowerinductionThe act of bringing about something (especially at an early time)
naturalization, naturalisationThe introduction of animals or plants to places where they flourish but are not indigenous
product introductionThe introduction (usually by an advertising campaign) of a new product or product line
ushering inThe introduction of something new
Broaderbeginning, start, commencementThe act of starting something
Spanishdebut, entrada, inauguración, introducción, lanzamiento, presentación, primicia
Catalandebut, entrada, introducció, llançament, presentació, primícia
English > introduction: 7 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe first section of a communication.
Part ofaddress, speechThe act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
narration, recital, yarnThe act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events
Narrowerexordium(rhetoric) the introductory section of an oration or discourse
foreword, preface, prolusionA short / short introductory essay preceding the text of a book
openingThe initial part of the introduction
preambleA preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usually explaining its purpose)
prolegomenonA preliminary discussion inserted at the beginning of a book or treatise
prologueAn introduction to a play
Broadersection, subdivisionA self-contained part of a larger / larger composition / composition (written or musical)
Spanishintroducción
English > introduction: 7 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaningformally making a person known to another or to the public.
Synonymspresentation, intro
NarrowerdebutThe presentation of a debutante in society
reintroductionAn act of renewed introduction
Broaderinforming, making knownA speech act that conveys information
Spanishpresentación
Catalanpresentació
Verbsintroducecause to come to know personally
English > introduction: 7 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA basic or elementary instructional text.
Broadertextbook, text, text edition, schoolbook, school textA book prepared for use in schools or colleges
Spanishintroducción
English > introduction: 7 senses > noun 5, communication
MeaningA new proposal.
Example"they resisted the introduction of impractical alternatives"
BroaderproposalSomething proposed (such as a plan or assumption / assumption)
Spanishintroducción
English > introduction: 7 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act of putting one thing into another.
Synonymsinsertion, intromission
Narrowercannulation, canulation, cannulization, cannulisation, canulization, canulisation, intubationThe insertion of a cannula or tube into a hollow body organ
enclosure, enclosing, envelopment, inclosureThe act of enclosing something inside something else
injectionThe forceful insertion of a substance under pressure
instillation, instillment, instilmentThe introduction of a liquid / liquid (by pouring or injection) drop by drop
perfusionpumping a liquid / liquid into an organ or tissue (especially by way of blood vessels)
transfusion, blood transfusionThe introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or artery
BroadermovementThe act of changing the location of something
Spanishinserción, intercalación, interposición, introducción
Catalaninserció, intercalació, interposició, introducció
Verbsintroduceintroduce
introduceput or introduce into something
English > introduction: 7 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningThe act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new.
Synonymsinitiation, founding, foundation, institution, origination, creation, innovation, instauration
Narrowerauthorship, paternityThe act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing
Broaderbeginning, start, commencementThe act of starting something
Spanishcreación, fundación, iniciación, inicio, instauración, institución, introducción
Catalancreació, fundació, instauració, institució, introducció

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