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Definition of introduce
verb [with object]
1bring (something, especially a product, measure, or concept) into use or operation for the first time:various new taxes were introduced measures were introduced to help families with children
(introduce something to
) bring a subject to the attention of (someone) for the first time:the program is a bid to introduce opera to the masses
present (a new piece of legislation) for debate in a legislative assembly. bring (a new plant, animal, or disease) to a place and establish it there:a cold-resistant strain of sugar cane was introduced to Louisiana 2make (someone) known by name to another in person, especially formally:I hope to introduce Jenny to them very soon 3insert or bring into something:a device that introduces chlorine into the pool automatically 4occur at the start of; open:a longer, more lyrical opening that introduces her first solo (of a person) provide an opening explanation or announcement for (a television or radio program, book, etc.).