What does Include mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. includeverb

    have as a part, be made up out of

    "The list includes the names of many famous writers"

  2. includeverb

    consider as part of something

    "I include you in the list of culprits"

  3. includeverb

    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, includeverb

    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"


  1. includenoun

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

  2. includeverb

    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. includeverb

    To contain, as parts of a whole.

    The vacation package includes car rental.

  4. includeverb

    To enclose, confine.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Includeverb

    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. Includeverb

    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. Includeverb

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. include

    Be invited to or involved with.

    They ensure they include all people within the business in the creation of the business plan.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 10, 2020  
  2. include

    To bring into a group, team or structure.

    The unity government did include representation from every elected political party a proportionate number of elected independent politicians.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 26, 2020  
  3. include

    To ensure all elected political party politicians and elected independent politicians have representation in the formation of a unity government.

    All elected political party politicians and elected independent politicians have a right to representation in the formation of a unity government.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 29, 2020  

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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

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  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

Examples of Include in a Sentence

  1. Garrett Marquis:

    The United States stands ready to assist Brazil in The United States efforts to combat these fires, and did not agree to a joint G7 initiative that failed to include consultations with President( Jair) Bolsanaro, the most constructive way to assist is in coordination with the government of Brazil.

  2. Nir Barzilai:

    We kind of know what are the main nodes that have to happen for the body to be resilient to stresses and be able to live longer. They include pathways like the insulin signaling pathway or the growth pathway and some other mechanisms, it happens that this drug, metformin, works on several of those mechanisms that are so crucial to stop the aging process— glucose being one of them but not a central one.

  3. Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar:

    I would include states like South Carolina, and my plan is actually to build a beautiful blue wall of Democratic votes in this coalition of independents and moderate Republicans around states including states like South Carolina, and make Donald Trump pay for it.

  4. Mohammad Javad Zarif:

    This shows an attempt to take advantage of a fabricated crisis to cover up the realities of the region which include the occupation and repression of the people of Palestine and the violation of their rights.

  5. The Navy:

    As part of the Navys aggressive response to COVID-19 aboard USS Kidd (DDG 100), the ship arrived at Naval Base San Diego today, as of today, 63% of USS Kidd (DDG 100) crewmembers to include all who were symptomatic and their close contacts have been tested for COVID-19, with 64 total positive results.

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