(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. usher, bring in; present, acquaint (with); insert, interpolate; initiate, institute. See beginning, precedence, between, insertion.
(Roget's IV) v.
1. [To bring in]
Syn. import, carry in, transport; see carry , import 1 .
2. [To present]
Syn. set forth, submit, advance; see offer 1 , propose 1 .
3. [To make strangers acquainted]
Syn. present, acquaint, give an introduction, make known, hold a debut for, put on speaking terms, do the honors*, give a knockdown*, break the ice*.
4. [To institute]
Syn. launch, found, originate, inaugurate; see begin 1 , organize 2 .
5. [To insert]
Syn. put in, add, enter; see include 2 , inject 2 , interject .
6. [To begin]
Syn. start, open, preface; see begin 1 , precede .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
1. acquaint present, familiarize.
2. start begin, open, *get the ball rolling, launch, set in motion, usher in, lead off, *kick off, initiate.
3. putin insert, add, inject, interject, work in, enter, instill, infuse.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To make known socially: acquaint, present2. See KNOWLEDGE. 2. To make known the presence or arrival of: announce, herald, proclaim, usher in. See KNOWLEDGE, START. 3. To put forward (a topic) for discussion: bring up, broach, moot, put forth, raise. See START. 4. To bring into currency, use, fashion, or practice: launch, originate. See START. 5. To put or set into, between, or among another or other things: inject, insert, interject, interlard, interpolate, interpose. See PUT IN. 6. To begin (something) with preliminary or prefatory material: lead, precede, preface, usher in. See START, WORDS.

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