- 1Serving as an introduction to a subject or topic; basic or preliminary: a two-day introductory courseMore example sentences
opening, initial, starting, commencing, initiatory, first, earliest; prefatory, preliminary, precursory, lead-in• rare prefatorial, precursive, prodromal, prodromic, preambular, preambulatory, preludial, prelusive, prelusory, exordial, proemial, prolegomenalelementary, basic, rudimentary, fundamental; initiatory, preparatory, primary• rare rudimental
- It's easy enough, it's a basic introductory essay to the topic so the tutor can assess our skills.
- Biotechnology education could begin at the university level with a basic introductory course.
- This introductory course will explore many of the topics that were touched on above.
- 1.1Intended to persuade someone to purchase something for the first time: we are making a special introductory offer of a reduced subscriptionMore example sentences
- If there's no introductory offer for new purchases then don't use the card to buy things.
- The high rate is not intended as an introductory offer, according to the company, and it says the rate is made possible by a low cost base.
- Are customers still benefiting from that special introductory rate on purchases?
late Middle English (as a noun denoting an introductory text): from late Latin introductorius, from Latin introducere (see introduce).