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(1420) Borrowed from Latin includere (to shut in, enclose, insert), from in- (in) + claudere (to shut). Doublet of enclose.

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include (third-person singular simple present includes, present participle including, simple past and past participle included)

  1. To bring into a group, class, set, or total as a (new) part or member.
    I will purchase the vacation package if you will include car rental.
  2. To contain, as parts of a whole; to comprehend.
    The vacation package includes car rental.
    Does this volume of Shakespeare include his sonnets?
    I was included in the invitation to the family gathering.
    up to and including page twenty-five
    • Milton
      The whole included race, his purposed prey.
    • Shakespeare
      The loss of such a lord includes all harm.
  3. (obsolete) To enclose, confine. [from early 15th c.]
    • 1621, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: Printed by Iohn Lichfield and Iames Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 216894069; The Anatomy of Melancholy: [], 2nd corrected and augmented edition, Oxford: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, 1624, OCLC 54573970, (please specify |partition=1, 2, or 3):
      , New York, 2001, p.107:
      I could have here willingly ranged, but these straits wherein I am included will not permit.
  4. (obsolete) To conclude; to terminate.
    • Shakespeare
      Come, let us go; we will include all jars / With triumphs, mirth, and rare solemnity.
  5. (programming) To use a directive that allows the use of source code from another file.
    You have to include the strings library to use this function.

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include (plural includes)

  1. (programming) A piece of source code or other content that is dynamically retrieved for inclusion in another item.
    • 2006, Laura Lemay, Rafe Colburn, Sams Teach Yourself Web Publishing with HTML and CSS in One Hour a Day
      In the previous lesson, you learned how to use server-side includes, which enable you to easily include snippets of web pages within other web pages.

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include

  1. third-person singular indicative present of includere

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inclūde

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of inclūdō

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin includere. Doublet of the inherited închide.

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a include (third-person singular present include, past participle inclus3rd conj.

  1. to include

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