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5 definitions found
 for include
From 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.]
     [1913 Webster]
     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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The whole included race, his purposed prey.
                                                    --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The loss of such a lord includes all harm. --Shak.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. To conclude; to end; to terminate. [Obs.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Come, let us go; we will include all jars
              With triumphs, mirth, and rare solemnity. --Shak.
  
     Syn: To contain; inclose; comprise; comprehend; embrace;
          involve.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  include
      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
         the group"
      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]

From 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
  
  

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  include
   vt.
  
      [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. [from C] #include  has appeared in sig blocks to refer
      to a notional standard disclaimer file.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  include
  
     [{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".
  
     [{Jargon File]
  

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