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English noun: insert

1. insert (communication) a folded section placed between the leaves of another publication


Broader (hypernym)section, subdivision

2. insert (artifact) an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted


Synonymsinset


Broader (hypernym)artefact, artifact


Narrower (hyponym)dickey, dickie, dicky, shirtfront

3. insert (act) (broadcasting) a local announcement inserted into a network program


Synonymscut-in


Broader (hypernym)break, disruption, gap, interruption


Domain categorybroadcasting

4. insert (act) (film) a still picture that is introduced and that interrupts the action of a film


Synonymscut-in


Broader (hypernym)break, disruption, gap, interruption


Domain categorycelluloid, cinema, film


English verb: insert

1. insert (contact) put or introduce into something


SamplesInsert a picture into the text.


Synonymsenter, infix, introduce


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


Broader (hypernym)attach


Narrower (hyponym)cannulate, cannulise, cannulize, canulate, connect, embed, engraft, graft, imbed, implant, input, instil, instill, intubate, penetrate, plant, plug in, plug into, sandwich, transplant

2. insert (change) introduce


SamplesInsert your ticket here.


Synonymsenclose, inclose, introduce, put in, stick in


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


Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set


Narrower (hyponym)catheterise, catheterize, cup, feed, feed in, foist, glass, inject, inoculate, inset, interlard, intersperse, plug, plug, shoot, slip

3. insert (contact) fit snugly into


SamplesInsert your ticket into the slot.
Tuck your shirttail in.


Synonymstuck


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)close in, enclose, inclose, shut in

4. insert (communication) insert casually


SamplesShe slipped in a reference to her own work.


Synonymsslip in, sneak in, stick in


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)add, append, supply


Narrower (hyponym)spatchcock









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