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Definition of insert verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they insert
    he / she / it inserts
    past simple inserted
    -ing form inserting
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  1. 1insert something (in/into/between something) to put something into something else or between two things Insert coins into the slot and press for a ticket. They inserted a tube in his mouth to help him breathe.
  2. 2to add something to a piece of writing insert something Position the cursor where you want to insert a word. insert something into something Later, he inserted another paragraph into his will.
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