included

[in-kloo-did]

adjective

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.

Origin of included

First recorded in 1545–55; include + -ed2
Related formsin·clud·ed·ness, nounun·in·clud·ed, adjective

include

[in-klood]

verb (used with object), in·clud·ed, in·clud·ing.

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.

Origin of include

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 formsin·clud·a·ble, in·clud·i·ble, adjectivepre·in·clude, verb (used with object), pre·in·clud·ed, pre·in·clud·ing.re·in·clude, verb (used with object), re·in·clud·ed, re·in·clud·ing.un·in·clud·a·ble, adjectiveun·in·clud·i·ble, adjective

Synonyms for include

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 for include

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Examples from the Web for included

Contemporary Examples of included

Historical Examples of included

  • The honor, such as it is, belongs to our aerial godfather, among whose lesser vices may be included that of practical joking.

    High Adventure

    James Norman Hall

  • Doubtless it often included other elements besides that to which it was properly applied.

  • The doctrine of foreknowledge, with Mr. Toplady, included the doctrine of election and decrees.

  • In this estimate the expense of letters by the post, and of journeys made by the parties, is not and cannot be included.

  • The fishes and insects were not included in this primitive nomenclature, so the loss of the Dictionary does not concern them.

    Bible Romances

    George W. Foote



British Dictionary definitions for included

included

adjective

(of the stamens or pistils of a flower) not protruding beyond the corolla
Derived Formsincludedness, noun

include

verb (tr)

to have as contents or part of the contents; be made up of or contain
to add as part of something else; put in as part of a set, group, or category
to contain as a secondary or minor ingredient or element
Derived Formsincludable or includible, adjective

Word Origin for include

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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