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. insert(noun)

    a folded section placed between the leaves of another publication

  2. insert, inset(noun)

    an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted

  3. cut-in, insert(noun)

    (broadcasting) a local announcement inserted into a network program

  4. cut-in, insert(verb)

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

  5. insert, infix, enter, introduce(verb)

    put or introduce into something

    "insert a picture into the text"

  6. insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce(verb)

    introduce

    "Insert your ticket here"

  7. tuck, insert(verb)

    fit snugly into

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

  8. slip in, stick in, sneak in, insert(verb)

    insert casually

    "She slipped in a reference to her own work"

Wiktionary

  1. insert(Noun)

    An image inserted into text.

    Etymology: From insertus, past participle of insero.

  2. insert(Noun)

    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. insert(Verb)

    To put in between or into.

    Etymology: From insertus, past participle of insero.

  4. Insert(Noun)

    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. Insert(verb)

    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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How to say insert in sign language?

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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. Norman Douglas:

    One can always trust to time. Insert a wedge of time and nearly everything straightens itself out.

  2. Lily Allen:

    The next thing I knew I woke up and he was in my bed, naked, slapping my bum and trying to insert his penis into my private parts, i recoiled and I got up out of the bed and I screamed.

  3. The Facebook executive:

    We do not insert stories artificially into trending topics, and do not instruct our reviewers to do so.

  4. John Baccala:

    It’s graphic. It’s disturbing, you can insert any number of words in that. We really just want to find the person who did that and the person who shot the video.

  5. William Murtha:

    The state is asking you to insert facts into the blanks that don't exist.

Images & Illustrations of insert

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