|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.|
|3.||To conclude; to end; to terminate.|
|Verb||1.||include - have as a part, be made up out of; "The list includes the names of many famous writers"|
exclude - lack or fail to include; "The cost for the trip excludes food and beverages"
|2.||include - consider as part of something; "I include you in the list of culprits"|
|3.||include - 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.||include - 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"|
|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
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