Definition of include verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    include

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ɪnˈklud//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they include
     
    he / she / it includes
     
    past simple included
     
     
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  1. 1 (not used in the progressive tenses) if one thing includes another, it has the second thing as one of its parts include something The tour included a visit to the Science Museum. Does the price include tax? include doing something Your responsibilities include opening mail and answering the phone.
  2. 2 to make someone or something part of something include somebody/something (as/in/on something) You should include some examples in your essay. We all went,myself included. include somebody/something as something Representatives from the country were included as observers at the conference. opposite exclude
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