Antonyms for include

Grammar : Verb
Spell : in-klood
Phonetic Transcription : ɪnˈklud

Definition of include

Origin :
  • 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.
  • verb contain, involve
Example sentences :
  • Why he neglected to include the way of a maid with a man is not at once apparent.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • It is to me more what you call a 'beast-garden,' to include all species of fauna.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • I propose to continue this biography, and include the whole in book form.
  • Extract from : « Biography of a Slave » by Charles Thompson
  • The director turned, with a smile, to include that lady in the conversation.
  • Extract from : « Meadow Grass » by Alice Brown
  • I suppose I can make arrangements that will include a church.
  • Extract from : « In a Steamer Chair and Other Stories » by Robert Barr
  • I will include it in these Memoirs, as it cannot but prove entertaining.
  • Extract from : « The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Complete » by Madame La Marquise De Montespan
  • When Simonides said that the repayment of a debt was justice, he did not mean to include that case?
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • And when you speak of music, do you include literature or not?
  • Extract from : « The Republic » by Plato
  • When they speak of motion, must they not include two kinds of motion, change of place and change of nature?
  • Extract from : « Theaetetus » by Plato
  • And must I include music, which is admitted to be guess-work?
  • Extract from : « Philebus » by Plato

Synonyms for include

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