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INCLUSION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does inclusion mean? 

INCLUSION (noun)
  The noun INCLUSION has 4 senses:

1. the state of being included
2. the relation of comprising something
3. any small intracellular body found within another (characteristic of certain diseases)
4. the act of including

  Familiarity information: INCLUSION used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


INCLUSION (noun)


Sense 1inclusion [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The state of being included

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("inclusion" is a kind of...):

situation; state of affairs (the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "inclusion"):

embrace (the state of taking in or encircling)

encompassment (including entirely)

Antonym:

exclusion (the state of being excluded)


Sense 2inclusion [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The relation of comprising something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting relations between people or things or ideas

Synonyms:

comprehension; inclusion

Context example:

he admired the inclusion of so many ideas in such a short work

Hypernyms ("inclusion" is a kind of...):

involvement (a connection of inclusion or containment)


Sense 3inclusion [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any small intracellular body found within another (characteristic of certain diseases)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Synonyms:

cellular inclusion; inclusion body; inclusion

Context example:

an inclusion in the cytoplasm of the cell

Hypernyms ("inclusion" is a kind of...):

body (an individual 3-dimensional object that has mass and that is distinguishable from other objects)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "inclusion"):

plasmid (a small cellular inclusion consisting of a ring of DNA that is not in a chromosome but is capable of autonomous replication)

cancer body; Russell's body (an inclusion body found in plasma cells in cases of cancer)


Sense 4inclusion [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of including

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("inclusion" is a kind of...):

increase; step-up (the act of increasing something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "inclusion"):

incorporation (including by incorporating)


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