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.

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

  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.

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

  3. includeverb

    To contain, as parts of a whole.

    The vacation package includes car rental.

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

  4. includeverb

    To enclose, confine.

    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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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. The Pentagon:

    His awards and decorations include the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terror Service Medal, the Combat Infantryman Badge, and the Basic Parachutist Badge.

  2. Ryan Mauro:

    Current arguments over terrorist recidivism upon release from Gitmo focus vary based on what it means to ‘rejoin’ the terrorist cause, the rate is lower if you only consider those who went back to physical fighting and it is higher if you include those who rejoined terrorist groups. But we often miss another factor: What about those who use their rock star status to radicalize without engaging in violence? We must remember this is an ideological war.

  3. Athimalaipet Ramanan:

    This is an observational study of hospitalized children. The limitations include that not all cases may have been captured. This also does not account for the true prevalence of significant COVID-19 infection in children, however, on balance it's an important study as it is likely most children with significant illness would have presented to the hospitals.

  4. David Mathieson:

    We are concerned that the NLD is rushing this, the bill should guarantee the right to protest, and there's no reason why it should include penalties against protesters.

  5. Jason Oxman:

    Our hope is that a stimulus package will include digital infrastructure investment, there is bipartisan support on Capitol Hill for a pandemic response and economic stimulus response that ensures all Americans have access to broadband at a time when everyone needs it.

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