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English verb: include

1. include (stative) have as a part, be made up out of


SamplesThe list includes the names of many famous writers.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Narrower (hyponym)attach to, bear, carry, comprehend, comprise, contain, contain, cover, embrace, encompass, hold, incorporate, inhere in, involve, subsume


Entailfeature, have


Antonymsexclude

2. include (cognition) consider as part of something


SamplesI include you in the list of culprits.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)consider, reckon, regard, see, view


Narrower (hyponym)carry, colligate, count, subsume


Antonymsexclude, leave out, omit, except, leave off, take out

3. include (change) add as part of something else; put in as part of a set, group, or category


SamplesWe must include this chemical element in the group.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)add


Domain categorychemical science, chemistry

4. include (social) allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of


SamplesAdmit someone to the profession.
She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar.


Synonymsadmit, let in


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP


Broader (hypernym)allow, countenance, let, permit


Narrower (hyponym)induct, initiate, involve, readmit


Verb groupaccept, admit, take, take on


Antonymskeep out, shut out, exclude, shut









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