What does integration mean?

Definitions for integration
ˌɪn tɪˈgreɪ ʃənin·te·gra·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. integration, integrating, desegregationnoun

    the action of incorporating a racial or religious group into a community

  2. consolidation, integrationnoun

    the act of combining into an integral whole

    "a consolidation of two corporations"; "after their consolidation the two bills were passed unanimously"; "the defendants asked for a consolidation of the actions against them"

  3. integrationnoun

    an operation used in the calculus whereby the integral of a function is determined


  1. integrationnoun

    The act or process of making whole or entire.

  2. integrationnoun

    The process of fitting into a community, notably applied to 'visible' (ethnic, immigrant...) minorities

  3. integrationnoun

    The operation of finding the integral of a function.

  4. integrationnoun

    In evolution, the process by which the manifold is compacted into the relatively simple and permanent; supposed to alternate with differentiation as an agent in species' development.

  5. Etymology: From to integrate (from integratus, the past participle of integrare 'to make a whole', from integer 'whole') + -ation


  1. integration

    Integration refers to the process of combining or bringing together different parts, elements, or entities to create a unified whole. It involves the merging or incorporation of separate components into a cohesive unit that functions seamlessly. Integration can occur in various contexts, such as in technology, science, society, or business, and typically aims to enhance efficiency, coordination, effectiveness, or collaboration between the integrated parts or entities.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Integrationnoun

    the act or process of making whole or entire

  2. Integrationnoun

    the operation of finding the primitive function which has a given function for its differential coefficient. See Integral

  3. Integrationnoun

    in the theory of evolution: The process by which the manifold is compacted into the relatively simple and permanent. It is supposed to alternate with differentiation as an agent in development

  4. Etymology: [L. integratio a renewing, restoring: cf. F. intgration.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. integration

    1. In force protection, the synchronized transfer of units into an operational commander's force prior to mission execution. 2. The arrangement of military forces and their actions to create a force that operates by engaging as a whole. 3. In photography, a process by which the average radar picture seen on several scans of the time base may be obtained on a print, or the process by which several photographic images are combined into a single image. See also force protection.

Editors Contribution

  1. integration

    The act and process of to integrate.

    Integration of humans in every country across the world is part of the creation of peace, harmony, unity and love on the planet.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 15, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'integration' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3842

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'integration' in Nouns Frequency: #1601

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of integration in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of integration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of integration in a Sentence

  1. Dwayne Winseck:

    What sets Canada out as an outlier is the extent of vertical integration, the companies that own the pipes also own the content providers whose messages are flowing over those pipes.

  2. Le Dang Doanh:

    It (growth) is mainly coming from the manufacturing sector with foreign investment, not the actual growth of Vietnamese private firms, vietnam's preparation for the upcoming integration is insufficient.

  3. Pedro Sanchez:

    The new government of Spain is firmly convinced that the project of European integration must lead above all to the establishment of a space of progress and of shared well-being.

  4. Elizabeth Warren:

    Bad decisions in Washington have consistently favored the interests of multinational corporations and big business lobbyists over the interests of family farmers, mergers mean that farmers have fewer and fewer choices for buying and selling, while vertical integration has meant that big agribusinesses face less competition throughout the chain and thus capture more and more of the profits.

  5. Stefan Lehne:

    The notion that foreign policy can be a driver of European integration is not very plausible. I don't think the trust is there. If things get really tough, it will be national decisions by a few big countries or coalitions of the willing.

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