Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

  • Word of the Day
    carouse

    k@ raUz

    intransitive verb
    to revel in a boisterous and drunken manner.
    They’d been carousing in the bar and were now staggering home, still singing and shouting.

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  • Vocabulary of the Day
    notify

    no tih faI

    transitive verb
    to give notice to; tell or inform, esp. formally.
    The contest judges notified the winners by mail.
    Who should we notify in case of an emergency?
    The landlord notified the tenants that the water would be shut off in the morning.

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Mar
28
2014

introduce

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

In tr@ dus

transitive verb
definition 1:  to present (a previously unknown person) to one or more people.
example:  Let me introduce you to my friends.
example:  I’m sorry; I forgot to introduce myself.

definition 2:  to bring to one’s notice or into one’s experience.
example:  I’d like to introduce a new topic of discussion.
example:  My friends introduced classical music to me when I was in college.

definition 3:  to bring into being for the first time.
example:  The company is introducing an exciting new line of swimsuits.
example:  Congress has just introduced a new bill to fight crime.

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