In*clude" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Included; p. pr. & vb. n. Including.] [L. includere, inclusum; pref. in- in + claudere to shut. See Close, and cf. Enclose.]
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.
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The whole included race, his purposed prey.
The loss of such a lord includes all harm.
To conclude; to end; to terminate.
Come, let us go; we will include all jars
With triumphs, mirth, and rare solemnity.
Syn. -- To contain; inclose; comprise; comprehend; embrace; involve.
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