Definition of include :
1. To comprehend or comprise, as a genus the species, the whole a part, an argument or reason the inference; to contain; to embrace; as, this volume of Shakespeare includes his sonnets; he was included in the invitation to the family; to and including page twenty- five.
2. To conclude; to end; to terminate.
3. To confine within; to hold; to contain; to shut up; to inclose; as, the shell of a nut includes the kernel; a pearl is included in a shell.
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compose (part of speech: verb)
include (part of speech: verb)
contain (part of speech: verb)
- At the same time his plans include the absolutely safe landing of troops on the east and south coast, at certain selected spots. - "Mysterious Mr. Sabin", E. Phillips Oppenheim.
- Of course he wanted to marry them- the comprehensive phrase was his own- but that didn't include him in whatever they did. - "Linda Condon", Joseph Hergesheimer.
- You certainly do not include them in either of the two classes you have named? - "The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Flying-Rings-or-Making-the-Start-in-the-Sawdust-Life", Darlington, Edgar B. P..