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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for integrate in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Borrowed from Latin integrātus, perfect participle of integrō (I make whole, I renew, I repair, I begin again), from integer (whole, fresh); see integer, integral.


integrate (third-person singular simple present integrates, present participle integrating, simple past and past participle integrated)

  1. To form into one whole; to make entire; to complete; to renew; to restore; to perfect.
  2. To include as a constituent part or functionality.
    They were keen to integrate their new skills into the performance.
  3. To indicate the whole of; to give the sum or total of; as, an integrating anemometer, one that indicates or registers the entire action of the wind in a given time.
  4. (mathematics) To subject to the operation of integration; to find the integral of.
  5. To desegregate, as a school or neighborhood.
    The refugees were well integrated into the community.
  6. (genetics) To combine compatible elements in order to incorporate them.








  1. vocative masculine singular of integrātus