What does insert mean?

Definitions for insert
ɪnˈsɜrt; ˈɪn sɜrtin·sert

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word insert.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. insertnoun

    a folded section placed between the leaves of another publication

  2. insert, insetnoun

    an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted

  3. cut-in, insertnoun

    (broadcasting) a local announcement inserted into a network program

  4. cut-in, insertverb

    (film) a still picture that is introduced and that interrupts the action of a film

  5. insert, infix, enter, introduceverb

    put or introduce into something

    "insert a picture into the text"

  6. insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduceverb

    introduce

    "Insert your ticket here"

  7. tuck, insertverb

    fit snugly into

    "insert your ticket into the slot"; "tuck your shirttail in"

  8. slip in, stick in, sneak in, insertverb

    insert casually

    "She slipped in a reference to her own work"

Wiktionary

  1. insertnoun

    An image inserted into text.

    Etymology: From insertus, past participle of insero.

  2. insertnoun

    A promotional leaflet inserted into a magazine, newspaper, etc.

    This software can print compact disc inserts if you have the right size of paper.

    Etymology: From insertus, past participle of insero.

  3. insertverb

    To put in between or into.

    Etymology: From insertus, past participle of insero.

  4. Insertnoun

    A key that when pressed switches between the overtype mode and the insert mode of a computer.

    Etymology: From insertus, past participle of insero.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insertverb

    to set within something; to put or thrust in; to introduce; to cause to enter, or be included, or contained; as, to insert a scion in a stock; to insert a letter, word, or passage in a composition; to insert an advertisement in a newspaper

    Etymology: [L. insertus, p. p. of inserere to insert; pref. in- in + serere to join, connect. See Series.]

Freebase

  1. Insert

    An SQL INSERT statement adds one or more records to any single table in a relational database.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Insert

    in-sėrt′, v.t. to introduce into: to put in or among.—n. (in′sėrt) something additional inserted into a proof, &c.; a circular, or the like, placed for posting within the folds of a paper or leaves of a book.—adj. Insert′ed (bot.), attached to or growing out of some part.—n. Inser′tion, act of inserting: condition of being inserted: that which is inserted. [L. in, in, serĕre, sertum, to join.]

Editors Contribution

  1. insert

    To put.

    The girl at the supermarket said please insert your card into the card reader.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'insert' in Verbs Frequency: #767

Anagrams for insert »

  1. triens

  2. inters

  3. sinter

  4. Strine

  5. inerts

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of insert in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of insert in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of insert in a Sentence

  1. Jodan Menashy:

    The best way to insert flexibility is to also enhance your accountability.

  2. Benoit Gervais:

    It's a recognition that times are volatile and perhaps it's not the time to insert further uncertainty.

  3. Lifelong New Yorker Andy Maskin:

    An element of this that interests me is that everyone talks about being the ‘outsider’, everyone is ‘I’m not from Washington, I’m an outsider or I’m not from – insert state capital here – I’m outsider. Nobody campaigns and says ‘I’m an insider.’ The ‘outsider’ is kind of the key word.

  4. Samuel Greene:

    Clearly the Kremlin feels it should and can insert itself into domestic politics in other countries in much the same way it believes the United States and Europe insert themselves into Russian politics, in their view it is fair play. They have seen the West involving itself in politics in Ukraine and other former parts of the Soviet space and feel they should be able to pretty much do the same thing.

  5. Janel Anderson:

    Have a strong contingency plan, tell them [ insert co-worker's name here ] will do a great job in my place, you can also add that it wouldn't be in the organization's best interest to have you come into the office today.

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