being part of the whole; contained; covered: Breakfast is included in the price of the room.
Botany. not projecting beyond the mouth of the corolla, as stamens or a style.

1545–55; include + -ed2

includedness, noun
unincluded, adjective Unabridged


verb (used with object), included, including.
to contain, as a whole does parts or any part or element: The package includes the computer, program, disks, and a manual.
to place in an aggregate, class, category, or the like.
to contain as a subordinate element; involve as a factor.

1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin inclūdere to shut in, equivalent to in- in-2 + -clūdere, combining form of claudere to shut (cf. close)

includable, includible, adjective
preinclude, verb (used with object), preincluded, preincluding.
reinclude, verb (used with object), reincluded, reincluding.
unincludable, adjective
unincludible, adjective

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.

1. exclude, preclude. Unabridged
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include (ɪnˈkluːd)
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
[C15 (in the sense: to enclose): from Latin inclūdere to enclose, from in-² + claudere to close]

included (ɪnˈkluːdɪd)
(of the stamens or pistils of a flower) not protruding beyond the corolla

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Word Origin & History

c.1400, from L. includere "to shut in, enclose, insert," from in- "in" + claudere "to shut" (see close (v.)). The alleged Sam Goldwyn-ism, "Include me out," is attested from 1937.
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Example sentences
The plan included a structure for storing tools and potting plants.
We've included other favorites that strongly emphasize organic foods and
  support local farmers.
To determine how much lime or sulfur to add, follow the advice included with
  your test results.
The lab-based pain tests included wrapping a participant's arm in a frozen
  wine-cooling sleeve or a blood-pressure cuff.
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