Definition of Introduction

1. Noun. The act of beginning something new. "They looked forward to the debut of their new product line"




2. Noun. The first section of a communication.
Generic synonyms: Section, Subdivision
Specialized synonyms: Exordium, Opening, Foreword, Preface, Prolusion, Preamble, Prolegomenon, Prologue
Group relationships: Narration, Recital, Yarn, Address, Speech

3. Noun. Formally making a person known to another or to the public.
Exact synonyms: Intro, Presentation
Generic synonyms: Informing, Making Known
Specialized synonyms: Debut, Reintroduction
Derivative terms: Introduce, Present, Present

4. Noun. A basic or elementary instructional text.

5. Noun. A new proposal. "They resisted the introduction of impractical alternatives"
Generic synonyms: Proposal

6. Noun. The act of putting one thing into another.

7. Noun. The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new. "The foundation of a new scientific society"

Definition of Introduction

1. n. The act of introducing, or bringing to notice.

Definition of Introduction

1. Noun. The act or process of introducing. ¹

2. Noun. A means, such as a personal letter, of presenting one person to another. ¹

3. Noun. An initial section of a book or article, which introduces the subject material. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Introduction

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Introduction

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Literary usage of Introduction

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1. A Commentary on the Gospel of St. Luke by Frédéric Louis Godet (1881)
"introduction. THE introduction of a Biblical Commentary is not designed to ... The proper work of introduction is to prepare the way for the study of the ..."

2. Le Lai De L'Oiselet: An Old French Poem of the Thirteenth Century : Edition by Lenora D. Wolfgang (1990)
"E of the introduction, and of the latter in sections IV. ... In section I of the introduction I outline the poem in somewhat longer detail than usual. ..."

3. Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, Edmund Kemper Broadus (1904)
"introduction I BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH Robert Louis Stevenson was born November 13, 1850, at 8 Howard Place, Edinburgh. Qn his mother's side he came of a line ..."

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