[ in-ti-greyt ]
/ ˈɪn tɪˌgreɪt /
verb (used with object), in·te·grat·ed, in·te·grat·ing.
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.
verb (used without object), in·te·grat·ed, in·te·grat·ing.
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.
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Origin of integrate
in·te·gra·tive, adjectivede-in·te·grate, verb, de-in·te·grat·ed, de-in·te·grat·ing.re·in·te·grate, verb, re·in·te·grat·ed, re·in·te·grat·ing.self-in·te·grat·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for de-integrate
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
Derived Formsintegrable (ˈɪntəɡrəbəl), adjectiveintegrability, nounintegrative, adjective
Word Origin for integrate
C17: from Latin integrāre; see integer
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