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in·clude

include

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn klud
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: included, includes, including
definition 1: to contain, as a whole contains its parts.
The list includes all of our names.Does the recipe include eggs?The price of dinner does not include soup or salad.
synonyms:
comprehend, comprise, contain, embrace
similar words:
cover, enclose, encompass, hold
definition 2: to incorporate in a group or class.
We have to include all our relatives on the guest list.She invited a group of her friends for dinner, but I was not included.
synonyms:
incorporate, subsume
antonyms:
bar, except, exclude
similar words:
classify, cover, embrace, group, involve, list, place, put
definition 3: to take account of.
Did you include me in the greeting?Did you include all of the factors in your analysis?
synonyms:
count, cover, remember
antonyms:
leave out, omit
similar words:
number
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derivation: includable (adj.)
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