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Definition of include verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    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. 2to 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
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: include