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included

[in-kloo-did] /ɪnˈklu dɪd/
adjective
1.
being part of the whole; contained; covered:
Breakfast is included in the price of the room.
2.
Botany. not projecting beyond the mouth of the corolla, as stamens or a style.
3.
Origin of included
1545-1555
1545-55; include + -ed2
Related forms
includedness, noun
unincluded, adjective

include

[in-klood] /ɪnˈklud/
verb (used with object), included, including.
1.
to contain, as a whole does parts or any part or element:
The package includes the computer, program, disks, and a manual.
2.
to place in an aggregate, class, category, or the like.
3.
to contain as a subordinate element; involve as a factor.
Origin
1375-1425; late Middle English < Latin inclūdere to shut in, equivalent to in- in-2 + -clūdere, combining form of claudere to shut (cf. close)
Related forms
includable, includible, adjective
preinclude, verb (used with object), preincluded, preincluding.
reinclude, verb (used with object), reincluded, reincluding.
unincludable, adjective
unincludible, adjective
Synonyms
1. embody. Include, comprehend, comprise, embrace imply containing parts of a whole. To include is to contain as a part or member, or among the parts and members, of a whole: The list includes many new names. To comprehend is to have within the limits, scope, or range of references, as either a part or the whole number of items concerned: The plan comprehends several projects. To comprise is to consist of, as the various parts serving to make up the whole: This genus comprises 50 species. Embrace emphasizes the extent or assortment of that which is included: The report embraces a great variety of subjects.
Antonyms
1. exclude, preclude.
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  • One seventh of all the dismissions, if the wounded were included, was for this reason.

    Religion And Health James J. Walsh
  • To indicate the effect, he included a galvanometer in the circuit of the battery and the button.

  • By profane history is meant the account of all transactions not included in the sacred volumes.

  • Then Sammy was included, and another council was held, this time of three.

  • included in the list are such biological products as urea, salicylic acid, starch, glue and egg shells.

    The Nature of Animal Light E. Newton Harvey
British Dictionary definitions for included

included

/ɪnˈkluːdɪd/
adjective
1.
(of the stamens or pistils of a flower) not protruding beyond the corolla
Derived Forms
includedness, noun

include

/ɪnˈkluːd/
verb (transitive)
1.
to have as contents or part of the contents; be made up of or contain
2.
to add as part of something else; put in as part of a set, group, or category
3.
to contain as a secondary or minor ingredient or element
Derived Forms
includable, includible, adjective
Word Origin
C15 (in the sense: to enclose): from Latin inclūdere to enclose, from in-² + claudere to close
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Word Origin and History for included

include

v.

c.1400, from Latin includere "to shut in, enclose, imprison, insert," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + claudere "to shut" (see close (v.)). The alleged Sam Goldwyn-ism, "Include me out," is attested from 1937. Related: Included; including.

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