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Definition 1: the act of putting one thing into another - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for introduction in the sense of this definition

(introduction is a kind of ...) the act of changing the location of something

"the movement of cargo onto the vessel"

(... is a kind of introduction ) the insertion of a cannula or tube into a hollow body organ

(... is a kind of introduction ) the introduction of a liquid (by pouring or injection) drop by drop

(... is a kind of introduction ) the act of enclosing something inside something else

(... is a kind of introduction ) the forceful insertion of a substance under pressure

(... is a kind of introduction ) the introduction of blood or blood plasma into a vein or artery

(... is a kind of introduction ) pumping a liquid into an organ or tissue (especially by way of blood vessels)

Definition 2: the act of beginning something new - [noun denoting act]

Samples where introduction or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they looked forward to the debut of their new product line

Synonyms for introduction in the sense of this definition

(introduction is a kind of ...) the act of starting something

"he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"

(... is a kind of introduction ) the act of bringing about something (especially at an early time)

"the induction of an anesthetic state"

(... is a kind of introduction ) the introduction (usually by an advertising campaign) of a new product or product line

(... is a kind of introduction ) the introduction of something new

"it signalled the ushering in of a new era"

(... is a kind of introduction ) the introduction of animals or plants to places where they flourish but are not indigenous

Definition 3: the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new - [noun denoting act]

Samples where introduction or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she looked forward to her initiation as an adult
  • the foundation of a new scientific society

Synonyms for introduction in the sense of this definition

(introduction is a kind of ...) the act of starting something

"he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"

(... is a kind of introduction ) the act of initiating a new idea or theory or writing

"the authorship of the theory is disputed"

Definition 4: the first section of a communication - [noun denoting communication]

(introduction is a kind of ...) a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)

"he always turns first to the business section" "the history of this work is discussed in the next section"

(... is a kind of introduction ) (rhetoric) the introductory section of an oration or discourse

(... is a kind of introduction ) the initial part of the introduction

"the opening established the basic theme"

(... is a kind of introduction ) a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book

(... is a kind of introduction ) a preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usually explaining its purpose)

(... is a kind of introduction ) a preliminary discussion inserted at the beginning of a book or treatise

(... is a kind of introduction ) an introduction to a play

(... is part of introduction) the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events

"his narration was hesitant"

(... is part of introduction) the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience

"he listened to an address on minor Roman poets"

Definition 5: formally making a person known to another or to the public - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for introduction in the sense of this definition

(introduction is a kind of ...) a speech act that conveys information

(... is a kind of introduction ) the presentation of a debutante in society

(... is a kind of introduction ) an act of renewed introduction

Definition 6: a basic or elementary instructional text - [noun denoting communication]

(introduction is a kind of ...) a book prepared for use in schools or colleges

"his economics textbook is in its tenth edition" "the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy"

Definition 7: a new proposal - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where introduction or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they resisted the introduction of impractical alternatives

(introduction is a kind of ...) something proposed (such as a plan or assumption)

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