1 have as a part, be made up out of; "The list includes the names of many famous writers" [ant: exclude]
2 consider as part of something; "I include you in the list of culprits" [ant: exclude]
3 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 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" [syn: admit, let in] [ant: exclude]
Etymology1402, from includere (to shut in, enclose, insert), from in- (in) + claudere (to shut).
- To bring into a group, class, set, or total as a (new) part or
- I will purchase the vacation package if you will include car rental.
- To contain, as parts of a whole.
- The vacation package includes car rental.
- Chinese: 包括, 包含
- Czech: zahrnout
- Dutch: invoegen, bijvoegen
- French: inclure
- German: einfügen, inkludieren
- Ido: inkluzar
- Italian: includere, inserire, aggiungere, comprendere
- Japanese: 含む (ふくむ)
- Polish: zawierać
- Spanish: incluir
- Swedish: inkludera
- third-person singular indicative present of includere
Inclusion may refer to:
- inclusion (disability rights), a term used to process of equitably including people with disabilities in society.
- inclusion (value and practice), the practice of including people in organizations.
- inclusion (education), the practice of integrating disabled students into schools.
- inclusion (mineral), a mineral or rock enclosed in a larger body of rock.
- inclusion bodies, the nuclear structures often found in biological cells at the sites of virus multiplication.
- inclusion (taxonomy), the process whereby two species that were believed to be distinct are found in fact to be the same and are thus combined as one species
- Include file, the inclusion of programming code with so-called include-files.
The term inclusion can also be used in mathematics in the following ways:
include in German: Inklusion
include in French: Inclusion
include in Japanese: インクルージョン
include in Polish: Inkluzja
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