- to present (a person) to another so as to make acquainted.
- to acquaint (two or more persons) with each other personally: Will you introduce us?
- to present (a person, product, etc.) to a particular group of individuals or to the general public for or as if for the first time by a formal act, announcement, series of recommendations or events, etc.: to introduce a debutante to society.
- to bring (a person) to first knowledge or experience of something: to introduce someone to skiing.
- to create, bring into notice, use, etc., for or as if for the first time; institute: to introduce a new procedure.
- to suggest, propose, or advance for or as if for the first time: to introduce a theory of geological evolution.
- to present for official consideration or action, as a legislative bill.
- to begin; lead into; preface: to introduce one's speech with an amusing anecdote.
- to put or place into something for the first time; insert: to introduce a figure into a design.
- to bring in or establish, as something foreign or alien: Japanese cooking was introduced into America in the 1950s.
- to present (a speaker, performer, etc.) to an audience.
- to present (a person) at a royal court.
Origin of introduce
Examples from the Web for reintroduce
The lawmakers might reintroduce the legislation, or something like it, when Congress reconvenes next month.A Texas Democrat Tries to Fix the Border
Ruben Navarrette Jr.
August 19, 2014
From there, you can reintroduce some of the “grey area” foods like dairy and grains to see how you tolerate them.In Defense of the Paleo Diet
Chris Kresser, M.S., L.AC.
January 16, 2014
And then Michelle Obama masterfully used it to reintroduce America to her husband.Peter Beinart: The Democratic Convention’s Message Discipline
September 5, 2012
How is Romney going to reintroduce himself to the public in a more favorable light?Real Clear Politics Declares Race Almost Over
May 14, 2012
The quickest and sure-firest way for the Obama team to do that is to reintroduce the Bain Capital story.Remember Bain Capital? You Will by November
May 7, 2012
"I must reintroduce myself formally, I see," quoth the stranger.My Novel, Complete
Come this way: there is one person I must reintroduce you to; thank me for it hereafter.Kenelm Chillingly, Complete
"I must reintroduce myself, formally, I see," quoth the stranger.
He did much to reintroduce the ministry of women as deaconesses.
I cried; 'and now you will take me in and reintroduce me to your charming wife.'All Men are Ghosts
L. P. Jacks
- to introduce (something) again
- (often foll by to) to present (someone) by name (to another person) or (two or more people to each other)
- (foll by to) to cause to experience for the first timeto introduce a visitor to beer
- to present for consideration or approval, esp before a legislative bodyto introduce a draft bill
- to bring in; establishto introduce decimal currency
- to present (a radio or television programme, etc) verbally
- (foll by with) to starthe introduced his talk with some music
- (often foll by into) to insert or injecthe introduced the needle into his arm
- to place (members of a species of plant or animal) in a new environment with the intention of producing a resident breeding population
Word Origin and History for reintroduce
early 15c., back-formation from introduction, or else from Latin introducere "to lead in, bring in" (see introduction). Related: Introduced; introducing.
- To put inside or into; insert or inject.
- To bring in and establish in a new place or environment.