What does include mean?

Definitions for include
ɪnˈkludin·clude

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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

    To be involved.

    They did ensure they did 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

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How to say include in sign language?

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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. Antonio Funiciello:

    It will include the fascist period, and will be the first such center and museum in Italy to examine the history of fascism, but it will also include the years before and after the regime.

  2. Chris Stoikos:

    My beard houses items when my pockets are full, these items include spare change, toothpicks and raw black olives. My beard also goes by the name of Grizz.

  3. Josh Blackman:

    Anyone who was paying attention knew what was going to come next : Texas was going to sue, and they chose to do so yesterday, i basically have expected this all along, because my assumption right from the start was that when they filed the initial DAPA litigation that they made a strategic decision not to include DACA in their complaint because DACA was too popular a program.

  4. Kaname Gokon:

    There are various factors. Nuclear power generation has restarted, pushing down energy demand. When nuclear plants shut down (after the 2011 Fukushima disaster), Japan imported lots of crude. Other factors include shrinking population, saturated status of automobiles and efficiency improvement.

  5. Harvard University:

    Therefore, the Committee revised the policy to include a clear prohibition to better accord with these expectations.

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