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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·clude v. t. [imp. & p. p. Included; p. pr. & vb. n. Including.]
 1. 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.
 2. 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.
    The whole included race, his purposed prey.   --Milton.
    The loss of such a lord includes all harm.   --Shak.
 3. To conclude; to end; to terminate. [Obs.]
 Come, let us go; we will include all jars
 With triumphs, mirth, and rare solemnity.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- To contain; inclose; comprise; comprehend; embrace; involve.