4. [syn: admit, let in, include]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Include \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.
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;
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: have as a part, be made up out of; "The list includes the
names of many famous writers" [ant: exclude]
2: consider as part of something; "I include you in the list of
culprits" [ant: except, exclude, leave off, leave
out, omit, take out]
3: add as part of something else; put in as part of a set,
group, or category; "We must include this chemical element in
4: 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" [syn: admit, let in, include] [ant:
exclude, keep out, shut, shut out]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
163 Moby Thesaurus words for "include":
accouple, accumulate, add, admit, agglutinate, allow for,
amalgamate, amass, articulate, assemble, assimilate, associate,
band, beleaguer, beset, besiege, blend, blockade, bond, bound,
box in, bracket, bridge, bridge over, cage, catalogue, categorize,
cement, chain, chamber, clap together, classify, close in,
coalesce, collect, combine, come together, compass, complete,
compound, comprehend, comprise, concatenate, conglobulate, conjoin,
conjugate, connect, consolidate, contain, coop, coop in, coop up,
copulate, cordon, cordon off, corral, count, count in, couple,
cover, embed, embody, embrace, encircle, enclose, encompass,
enfold, enshrine, envisage, fence in, file, fill, fill in,
fill out, flux, fuse, gather, glue, group, hedge in, hem in, hold,
house in, impound, imprison, incarcerate, incorporate, integrate,
interblend, interfuse, internalize, involve, jail, join,
keep within, kennel, knot, lay together, league, leaguer, link,
list, lump together, make one, marry, marshal, mass, meld,
melt into one, merge, mew, mew up, mix, mobilize, number,
number among, occupy, pair, pen, pen in, piece together, pocket,
put in, put together, quarantine, rail in, receive, reckon among,
reckon in, reckon with, reembody, register, roll into one,
shade into, shrine, shut in, shut up, solder, solidify, span,
splice, stable, stick together, subsume, surround, syncretize,
syndicate, synthesize, tabulate, take in, take into account,
take into consideration, take up, tape, tie, unify, unite, wall in,
weld, wrap, yard, yard up, yoke
The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):
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. [from C] #include has appeared in sig blocks to refer
to a notional standard disclaimer file.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):
[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
2. [C] "#include " has appeared in sig
blocks to refer to a notional "standard disclaimer file".