- to bring together or incorporate (parts) into a whole.
- to make up, combine, or complete to produce a whole or a larger unit, as parts do.
- to unite or combine.
- to give or cause to give equal opportunity and consideration to (a racial, religious, or ethnic group or a member of such a group): to integrate minority groups in the school system.
- to combine (previously segregated educational facilities, classes, and the like) into one unified system; desegregate.
- to give or cause to give members of all racial, religious, and ethnic groups an equal opportunity to belong to, be employed by, be customers of, or vote in (an organization, place of business, city, state, etc.): to integrate a restaurant; to integrate a country club.
- Mathematics. to find the value of the integral of (a function).
- to indicate the total amount or the mean value of.
- to become integrated.
- to meld with and become part of the dominant culture.
- to perform the operation of integration, or finding the integral of a function or equation.
- to find the solution to a differential equation.
Origin of integrate
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Examples from the Web for integrate
The last one is to integrate these longer-term plans with our overall global health security strategy.Meet America’s New Top Ebola Fighter
September 26, 2014
It may be military-led, but the operation will likely integrate with ongoing efforts from NGOs and the Liberian government.The Military’s Mission to Fight Ebola Might Be Dangerous But it Won’t Be Black Hawk Down
Nathan Bradley Bethea
September 19, 2014
The Automatic Link can also integrate with the IFTTT service.Testing Automatic Link, the FitBit for Your Car
Jamie Todd Rubin
July 8, 2014
Often, segregation is blamed on the Roma themselves, whom many accuse of not wanting to integrate due to a “nomadic culture.”Roma Children Face Segregation In EU Schools
March 8, 2014
Start early, integrate the talk into family time, be persistent.Organizing for Action Wants Your Newtown Anniversary Party to Be a Success
December 12, 2013
They require time to heal, time to learn, time to integrate themselves.Anything You Can Do ...
Gordon Randall Garrett
Markets do something else: They integrate expectations into their own mechanisms.
But they also integrate the experience of their self-constitution in language.
First there is the struggle to integrate in a hostile environment.The Ties That Bind
My concern is to integrate your work with our total social needs.The Variable Man
Philip K. Dick
- to make or be made into a whole; incorporate or be incorporated
- (tr) to designate (a school, park, etc) for use by all races or groups; desegregate
- to amalgamate or mix (a racial or religious group) with an existing community
- maths to perform an integration on (a quantity, expression, etc)
- made up of parts; integrated
Word Origin and History for integrate
1630s, "to render (something) whole," from Latin integratus, past participle of integrare "make whole," from integer "whole" (see integer). Meaning "to put together parts or elements and combine them into a whole" is from 1802. Integrate in the "racially desegregate" sense is a back-formation from integration, dating to the 1948 U.S. presidential contest. Related: Integrated; integrating.