have as a part, be made up out of
"The list includes the names of many famous writers"
consider as part of something
"I include you in the list of culprits"
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"
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"
A piece of source code or other content that is dynamically retrieved for inclusion in another item.
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.
To contain, as parts of a whole.
The vacation package includes car rental.
To enclose, confine.
Origin: (1420) From includere, from in- + claudere.
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
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
to conclude; to end; to terminate
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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, inclusum—in, in, claudĕre, to shut.]
The New Hacker's Dictionary
[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
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'include' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #607
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'include' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1844
Rank popularity for the word 'include' in Verbs Frequency: #57
The numerical value of include in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of include in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes.
The right to be heard does not autmatically include the right to be taken seriously.
The right to be heard does not automatically include the right to be taken seriously.
Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.
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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