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INCLUDE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does include mean? 

INCLUDE (verb)
  The verb INCLUDE has 4 senses:

1. have as a part, be made up out of
2. consider as part of something
3. add as part of something else; put in as part of a set, group, or category
4. allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of

  Familiarity information: INCLUDE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


INCLUDE (verb)


Sense 1include [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Have as a part, be made up out of

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Context example:

The list includes the names of many famous writers

"Include" entails doing...:

feature; have (have as a feature)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "include"):

bear; carry; contain; hold (contain or hold; have within)

subsume (contain or include)

involve (contain as a part)

comprehend; cover; embrace; encompass (include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory)

comprise; contain; incorporate (include or contain; have as a component)

attach to; inhere in (be part of)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s something

Antonym:

exclude (lack or fail to include)


Sense 2include [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Consider as part of something

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Context example:

I include you in the list of culprits

Hypernyms (to "include" is one way to...):

consider; reckon; regard; see; view (deem to be)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "include"):

count (include as if by counting)

colligate; subsume (consider (an instance of something) as part of a general rule or principle)

carry (include, as on a list)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Antonym:

exclude (prevent from being included or considered or accepted)


Sense 3include [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Add as part of something else; put in as part of a set, group, or category

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

We must include this chemical element in the group

Hypernyms (to "include" is one way to...):

add (make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of)

Domain category:

chemical science; chemistry (the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 4include [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

let in; admit; include

Context examples:

admit someone to the profession / She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar

Hypernyms (to "include" is one way to...):

allow; countenance; let; permit (consent to, give permission)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "include"):

induct; initiate (accept young people into society, usually with some rite)

readmit (admit again or anew)

involve (engage as a participant)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s somebody
Somebody ----s somebody PP


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