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1. introduction

noun. ['ˌɪntrəˈdʌkʃən, ˌɪntroʊˈdʌkʃən'] the act of beginning something new.

Synonyms

  • unveiling
  • beginning
  • commencement
  • product introduction
  • naturalisation
  • entry
  • induction
  • launching
  • ushering in
  • naturalization
  • first appearance
  • start

Antonyms

  • closing
  • opening
  • retreat
  • go

Etymology

  • introduction (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Introduction

  • reconstruction
  • deconstruction
  • overproduction
  • reproduction
  • construction
  • obstruction
  • instruction
  • destruction
  • conduction
  • seduction
  • reduction
  • production
  • induction
  • deduction
  • abduction
  • suction

Sentences with introduction


1. Noun, singular or mass
Computerized storage has come a long way since the introduction of computers into daily life.

Quotes about introduction


1. There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

2. You don’t need batteries for an introduction. Buy my Networking in a Box today and see for yourself. (Handshakes sold separately.)
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. Much later, when I discussed the problem with Einstein, he remarked that the introduction of the cosmological term was the biggest blunder he ever made in his life. But this 'blunder,' rejected by Einstein, is still sometimes used by cosmologists even today, and the cosmological constant denoted by the Greek letter Λ rears its ugly head again and again and again.
- George Gamow

2. re-introduction

noun. a proposal of something previously rejected.

3. introduction

noun. ['ˌɪntrəˈdʌkʃən, ˌɪntroʊˈdʌkʃən'] the first section of a communication.

Synonyms

  • exordium
  • subdivision
  • preamble
  • foreword
  • address
  • speech
  • preface
  • prolegomenon
  • prologue
  • prolusion
  • section
  • recital
  • yarn
  • opening

Antonyms

  • unnaturalness
  • credit
  • debit
  • arrive

Etymology

  • introduction (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. introduction

noun. ['ˌɪntrəˈdʌkʃən, ˌɪntroʊˈdʌkʃən'] formally making a person known to another or to the public.

Synonyms

  • reintroduction
  • intro
  • presentation
  • making known
  • informing

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • artifact
  • overgarment
  • uncreativeness

Etymology

  • introduction (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. introduction

noun. ['ˌɪntrəˈdʌkʃən, ˌɪntroʊˈdʌkʃən'] a basic or elementary instructional text.

Synonyms

  • textbook
  • text
  • school text
  • text edition

Antonyms

  • stop
  • close
  • stand still
  • go off

Etymology

  • introduction (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. introduction

noun. ['ˌɪntrəˈdʌkʃən, ˌɪntroʊˈdʌkʃən'] the act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new.

Synonyms

  • paternity
  • institution
  • foundation
  • beginning
  • commencement
  • authorship
  • founding
  • instauration
  • innovation
  • initiation
  • origination
  • start

Antonyms

  • skew
  • tactlessness
  • middle
  • end

Etymology

  • introduction (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. introduction

noun. ['ˌɪntrəˈdʌkʃən, ˌɪntroʊˈdʌkʃən'] a new proposal.

Antonyms

  • refrain

Etymology

  • introduction (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. introduction

noun. ['ˌɪntrəˈdʌkʃən, ˌɪntroʊˈdʌkʃən'] the act of putting one thing into another.

Synonyms

  • perfusion
  • cannulation
  • instillation
  • canulisation
  • intubation
  • canulization
  • movement
  • enclosure
  • cannulisation
  • injection
  • enclosing
  • instilment
  • cannulization
  • transfusion
  • insertion
  • canulation
  • inclosure
  • envelopment
  • intromission
  • instillment

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • natural object
  • deactivation
  • ending

Etymology

  • introduction (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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