What does include mean?

Definitions for include
ɪnˈkludin·clude

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.

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

  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.

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

  3. include(Verb)

    To contain, as parts of a whole.

    The vacation package includes car rental.

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

  4. include(Verb)

    To enclose, confine.

    Etymology: (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.

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  

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

How to pronounce include?

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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

Examples of include in a Sentence

  1. Professor Veerabhadran Ramanathan:

    I told him first two things; we are all concerned about climate change and the next sentence I said is, we are most concerned about the poorest three billion who had the least to do with this and are going to suffer the worst consequences, the Pope gave me a disarming smile, and then they said, the Holy Father wants to know what he can do about it. So I told him, 'In your speeches if you can please include us people to be better stewards of the planet.'.

  2. Tom Peters:

    Five daily newspapers arrive in my California driveway. The New York times and the Wall Street Journal are supplemented by three local papers. As for magazines, I read, or at least skim, Business Week, Forbes, The Economist, INC; Industry Week, Fortune. Other subscriptions include Sales and Marketing Management, Modern Health Care, Progressive Grocer, High Tech Business, and Slaon Management Review from MIT. I religiously read Business Tokyo, Asia Week, and Far Eastern Economic Review. I glance at Newsweek and Time ... but I devour the New Republic, Policy Review, Foreign Affairs, The Washington Monthly, and Public Interest. How about books? A dozen or more each month.

  3. Vali Nasr:

    The entire history of this region in the past four decades has been based on the assumption that Iran is outside the region. That there is a tight alliance between Arabs and the United States for managing the Middle East that doesn’t include Iran.

  4. Oliver Wendell Holmes:

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

  5. Marcia Morales-Jaffe:

    These programs include taking time to celebrate a birth or adoption, to care for a seriously ill family member or simply to take a couple of days rest when needed.

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