include - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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present tense
present participleincluding
past tenseincluded
past participleincluded
  1. 1
    [never progressive] to contain someone or something as a part

    The proposals include increasing the tax on petrol.

  2. 2
    to make someone or something part of a group, set, or collection of things

    Please include a photograph of yourself with your application.

    include something in/on something:

    His work was recently included in an exhibition of young painters.

    Only 20 per cent of British restaurants include British wine on their wine lists.