|1.||[ verb ] have as a part, be made up out of|
"The list includes the names of many famous writers"
|Related terms:||exclude incorporate hold consist_of embrace involve consist inhere_in subsume have|
|2.||[ verb ] consider as part of something|
"I include you in the list of culprits"
|Related terms:||exclude see carry count subsume inclusion|
|3.||[ 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"
|Related terms:||add chemistry|
|4.||[ verb ] allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of|
"admit someone to the profession" "She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar"
|Related terms:||exclude permit involve initiate readmit accept|