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introduction

noun

1 introduction

The act of beginning something new.

synonyms: debut, entry, first appearance, launching, unveiling.

Roget 599: the drama, the stage, the theater, the play; film the film, movies, motion pictures, cinema, cinematography; theatricals, dramaturgy, histrionic art, buskin, sock, ... show more

Roget 888: friendship, amity; friendliness etc. adj.; brotherhood, fraternity, sodality, confraternity; harmony etc. (concord) 714; peace ... show more

Roget 64: precursor, antecedent, precedent, predecessor; forerunner, vancourier, avant-coureur [Fr.], pioneer, prodrome, prodromos, prodromus, outrider; leader, bellwether; ... show more

Roget 66: beginning, commencement, opening, outset, incipience, inception, inchoation; introduction etc. (precursor) 64; alpha, initial; inauguration, ... show more

Dutch: introductie, invoering, tewaterlating
Polish: debiutowanie



2 introduction

The first section of a communication.

Dutch: inleiding
Polish: wstęp

3 introduction

Formally making a person known to another or to the public.

synonyms: intro, presentation.

Roget 894: courtesy; respect etc. 928; good manners, good behavior, good breeding; manners; politeness etc. adj.; bienseance, urbanity, ... show more

Dutch: introductie, kennismaking, presentatie
Polish: zapoznanie, zaznajomienie

4 introduction

A basic or elementary instructional text.

Polish: wprowadzenie, wstęp

5 introduction

A new proposal.

6 introduction

The act of putting one thing into another.

synonyms: insertion, intromission.

Roget 300: insertion, implantation, introduction; insinuation etc. (intervention) 228; planting, etc. v.; injection, inoculation, importation, infusion; ... show more

Roget 296: reception; admission, admittance, entree, importation; introduction, intromission; immission, ingestion, imbibation, introception, absorption, ingurgitation, inhalation; ... show more

Dutch: bijschrijving, insertie

7 introduction

The act of starting something for the first time; introducing something new.

synonyms: creation, foundation, founding, initiation, innovation, instauration, institution, origination.

Dutch: creatie, formatie, grondvesting, inleiding, introductie, stichting, vorming
Polish: inicjacja


Moby thesaurus: Vorspiel, abecedarium, abecedary, access, acknowledgments, acquaintance, acquaintedness, act, admission, afterpiece, and arithmetic, aside, avant-propos, back, back matter, bastard title, bibliography, bit, breakthrough, catch line ... show more.

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