1. [ verb ] have as a part, be made up out of

"The list includes the names of many famous writers"

Related terms: exclude incorporate hold consist_of embrace involve consist inhere_in subsume have
2. [ verb ] consider as part of something

"I include you in the list of culprits"

Related terms: exclude see carry count subsume inclusion
3. [ verb ] 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"

Related terms: add chemistry
4. [ verb ] allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of
Synonyms: let_in admit

"admit someone to the profession" "She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar"

Related terms: exclude permit involve initiate readmit accept
Similar spelling:   included