What does INSERT mean?

Definitions for INSERT
ɪnˈsɜrt; ˈɪn sɜrtINSERT

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. insertnoun

    a folded section placed between the leaves of another publication

  2. insert, insetnoun

    an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted

  3. cut-in, insertnoun

    (broadcasting) a local announcement inserted into a network program

  4. cut-in, insertverb

    (film) a still picture that is introduced and that interrupts the action of a film

  5. insert, infix, enter, introduceverb

    put or introduce into something

    "insert a picture into the text"

  6. insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduceverb

    introduce

    "Insert your ticket here"

  7. tuck, insertverb

    fit snugly into

    "insert your ticket into the slot"; "tuck your shirttail in"

  8. slip in, stick in, sneak in, insertverb

    insert casually

    "She slipped in a reference to her own work"

Wiktionary

  1. insertnoun

    An image inserted into text.

    Etymology: From insertus, past participle of insero.

  2. insertnoun

    A promotional leaflet inserted into a magazine, newspaper, etc.

    This software can print compact disc inserts if you have the right size of paper.

    Etymology: From insertus, past participle of insero.

  3. insertverb

    To put in between or into.

    Etymology: From insertus, past participle of insero.

  4. Insertnoun

    A key that when pressed switches between the overtype mode and the insert mode of a computer.

    Etymology: From insertus, past participle of insero.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insertverb

    to set within something; to put or thrust in; to introduce; to cause to enter, or be included, or contained; as, to insert a scion in a stock; to insert a letter, word, or passage in a composition; to insert an advertisement in a newspaper

    Etymology: [L. insertus, p. p. of inserere to insert; pref. in- in + serere to join, connect. See Series.]

Freebase

  1. Insert

    An SQL INSERT statement adds one or more records to any single table in a relational database.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Insert

    in-sėrt′, v.t. to introduce into: to put in or among.—n. (in′sėrt) something additional inserted into a proof, &c.; a circular, or the like, placed for posting within the folds of a paper or leaves of a book.—adj. Insert′ed (bot.), attached to or growing out of some part.—n. Inser′tion, act of inserting: condition of being inserted: that which is inserted. [L. in, in, serĕre, sertum, to join.]

Editors Contribution

  1. insert

    To put.

    The girl at the supermarket said please insert your card into the card reader.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'INSERT' in Verbs Frequency: #767

Anagrams for INSERT »

  1. triens

  2. inters

  3. sinter

  4. Strine

  5. inerts

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of INSERT in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of INSERT in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of INSERT in a Sentence

  1. The Facebook executive:

    We do not insert stories artificially into trending topics, and do not instruct our reviewers to do so.

  2. Benoit Gervais:

    It's a recognition that times are volatile and perhaps it's not the time to insert further uncertainty into the sector, if this royalty review has weight with the government and the government follows through, this is encouraging.

  3. Kristi Noem:

    The South Dakota law is different, it is modeled after the Texas law, and it says when that heartbeat is detected, that then abortion is not an option. And frankly, since we got to the Texas law in place, lives have been saved. In South Dakota, there's a private right of action clause that is different than the Texas model. But we think that really gives people the option to really not insert the state into that relationship, but make sure that people have the opportunity to go after those doctors that do perform abortions, and save those lives so that we can continue to be bold in doing that.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    If the game is over, one may insert the coin to replay it again and again. Conversely, one cannot restart love if it is over.

  5. David Schanzer:

    But despite the horrific attacks, the reasons against a large-scale land invasion by U.S. and NATO forces against ISIS in Iraq and Syria remain, such an invasion will deepen the extremist narrative of clash of civilization between the West and Muslims, will insert our militaries into a deep, nasty, and unwinnable civil war, and the invading force will eventually be responsible for reconstructing a semblance of order and governance in (a) chaotic region infected with sectarian divisions.

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