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Meaning of INCLUDE

Pronunciation:  in'klood

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  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"
  2. [v]  consider as part of something; "I include you in the list of culprits"
  3. [v]  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"
  4. [v]  have as a part, be made up out of; "The list includes the names of many famous writers"

INCLUDE is a 7 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: admit, let in
 Antonyms: except, exclude, exclude, exclude, keep out, leave off, leave out, omit, shut, shut out, take out
 See Also: add, allow, attach to, bear, carry, carry, colligate, comprehend, comprise, consider, consist, contain, count, countenance, cover, embrace, encompass, feature, have, hold, incorporate, induct, inhere in, initiate, involve, involve, let, permit, readmit, reckon, regard, see, subsume, subsume, view



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*clude"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Included}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Including}.] [L. includere, inclusum; pref. in- in +
claudere to shut. See {Close}, and cf. {Enclose}.]
1. 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. 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.

   The whole included race, his purposed prey. --Milton.

   The loss of such a lord includes all harm.  --Shak.

3. To conclude; to end; to terminate. [Obs.]

         Come, let us go; we will include all jars With
         triumphs, mirth, and rare solemnity.  --Shak.

Syn: To contain; inclose; comprise; comprehend; embrace;

Computing Dictionary

[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. [c] "#include " has appeared in sig blocks to refer to a notional "standard disclaimer file".

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