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

    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. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    It could dramatically change the separation of powers between the White House and the Senate if the Senate agrees we will conduct both the investigation and the trial of an impeachment, what's more, some of the proposed new witnesses include executive branch officials whose communications with the President and with other executive branch officials lie at the very core of the President's constitutional privilege.

  2. Sani Usman:

    We are still working to verify the actual number of the rescued hostages but I can say they include around 60 women and 100 children.

  3. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier:

    It would be folly to continue betting on a military solution, now is the time to find a way to bring the parties to the negotiating table. This must include preparatory talks with and among crucial regional actors like Saudi Arabia and Turkey, but also Iran.

  4. Stuart Miller:

    To remain investment grade they need to come up with a plan that can include a lot of different things and that doesn't have to include a dividend cut, but that's obviously a logical thing to do.

  5. General Motors:

    General Motors is committed to future investment and job growth in the state of Ohio, projects planned for Mahoning Valley include the opportunity to bring battery cell production to the area, which would create approximately 1,000 manufacturing jobs.

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