The list includes the names of many famous writers
verb consider as part of something
I include you in the list of culprits
verb add as part of something else; put in as part of a set, group, or category
We must include this chemical element in the group
verb allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of
admit; let in.
admit someone to the profession
She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar
In*clude" transitive verb
L. includere, inclusum; pref. in- in + claudere to shut. See Close, and cf. Enclose.
imperfect & past participleIncluded; present participle & verbal nounIncluding
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.
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. usu. up to and including . . .
The whole included race, his purposed prey.
The loss of such a lord includes all harm.
To conclude; to end; to terminate. Obs.
Come, let us go; we will include all jars
With triumphs, mirth, and rare solemnity.
Syn. -- To contain; inclose; comprise; comprehend; embrace; involve.