What does include mean?

Definitions for includeɪnˈklud

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word include.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. include(verb)

    have as a part, be made up out of

    "The list includes the names of many famous writers"

  2. include(verb)

    consider as part of something

    "I include you in the list of culprits"

  3. include(verb)

    add as part of something else; put in as part of a set, group, or category

    "We must include this chemical element in the group"

  4. admit, let in, include(verb)

    allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of

    "admit someone to the profession"; "She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar"

Wiktionary

  1. include(Noun)

    A piece of source code or other content that is dynamically retrieved for inclusion in another item.

  2. include(Verb)

    To bring into a group, class, set, or total as a (new) part or member.

    I will purchase the vacation package if you will include car rental.

  3. include(Verb)

    To contain, as parts of a whole.

    The vacation package includes car rental.

  4. include(Verb)

    To enclose, confine.

  5. Origin: (1420) From includere, from in- + claudere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Include(verb)

    to confine within; to hold; to contain; to shut up; to inclose; as, the shell of a nut includes the kernel; a pearl is included in a shell

  2. Include(verb)

    to comprehend or comprise, as a genus the species, the whole a part, an argument or reason the inference; to contain; to embrace; as, this volume of Shakespeare includes his sonnets; he was included in the invitation to the family; to and including page twenty-five

  3. Include(verb)

    to conclude; to end; to terminate

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Include

    in-klōōd′, v.t. to close or shut in: to embrace within limits: to contain: to comprise: (Shak.) to conclude.—adj. Includ′ible.—n. Inclū′sion, act of including: that which is included: restriction, limitation.—adj. Inclu′sive, shutting in: enclosing: (with of) comprehending the stated limit or extremes.—adv. Inclu′sively. [L. includĕre, inclusumin, in, claudĕre, to shut.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. include

    [Usenet] 1. To duplicate a portion (or whole) of another's message (typically with attribution to the source) in a reply or followup, for clarifying the context of one's response. See the discussion of inclusion styles under Hacker Writing Style. 2. [from C] #include <disclaimer.h> has appeared in sig blocks to refer to a notional standard disclaimer file.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'include' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #607

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'include' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1844

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'include' in Verbs Frequency: #57

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of include in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of include in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mahatma Gandhi:

    Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.

  2. Hubert Humphrey:

    The right to be heard does not autmatically include the right to be taken seriously.

  3. Oliver Wendell Holmes:

    The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously.

  4. Albert Schweitzer:

    Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.

  5. Sydney Harris:

    The three hardest tasks in the world are neither physical feats nor intellectual achievements, but moral acts to return love for hate, to include the excluded, and to say, I was wrong.

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