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. 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"

Wiktionary

  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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Includeverb

    Etymology: includo, Latin.

    This desire being recommended to her majesty, it liked her to include the same within one intire lease. Francis Bacon.

    The marvellous fable includes whatever is supernatural, and especially the machines of the gods. Alexander Pope.

    Instead of enquiring whether he be a man of virtue, the question is only whether he be a whig or a tory; under which terms all good and ill qualities are included. Jonathan Swift.

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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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. Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster:

    An American priority must be preventing the collapse of the Afghan government, lest the Taliban’s partners, including al Qaeda and other jihadist terrorists, re-establish a base to plan, prepare and direct attacks against the U.S., its allies and others who don’t conform to their perverted interpretation of Islam. Other objectives should include limiting the humanitarian disaster and ensuring that the gains the Afghan people—especially women and girls—made since 2001 aren’t lost.

  2. Russell Lonser:

    Going from a concussion, or a mild traumatic brain injury, to some of the longer term effects that would include CTE, you have to keep in mind, there appears to be a very low frequency of that developing.

  3. Sports Illustrated:

    Oh my God, it’s amazing, every single year I’m so humbled to be included in such a huge publication. And every year they just outdo themselves. MJ Day, the editor, understands the need for diversity in media. She was really the one who made the decision many years back to include Ashley Graham on the cover and kick off this movement.

  4. Margaret Mulkerrin:

    The American Jobs Plan is designed to expand economic opportunity in every single community across the country, including those at our Northern and Southern border by improving roads, bridges, rail, sea and land ports and creating good paying jobs here at home, this proposal is a starting point and we will continue listening to and working with Members on both sides of the aisle to develop infrastructure legislation. House Democrats are committed to advancing needed infrastructure improvements that do not include wasteful spending and uphold our values.

  5. Assani York:

    Don't say you are diverse and include minorities when you see several buildings on campus that are named after people who didn't even want those people here, we're saying remove his name and then figure out another way to commemorate him - the good and the bad.

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