verb \ˈin-tə-ˌgrāt\

: to combine (two or more things) to form or create something

: to make (something) a part of another larger thing

: to make (a person or group) part of a larger group or organization


Full Definition of INTEGRATE

transitive verb
:  to form, coordinate, or blend into a functioning or unified whole :  unite
:  to find the integral of (as a function or equation)
a :  to unite with something else
b :  to incorporate into a larger unit
a :  to end the segregation of and bring into equal membership in society or an organization
b :  desegregate <integrate school districts>
intransitive verb
:  to become integrated

Examples of INTEGRATE

  1. The car's design successfully integrates art and technology.
  2. She integrates elements of jazz and rock in her music.
  3. They have resisted efforts to integrate women into the military.
  4. Many immigrants have found it difficult to integrate into American culture.
  5. a law requiring schools to integrate


Latin integratus, past participle of integrare, from integr-, integer
First Known Use: circa 1586


transitive verb \ˈint-ə-ˌgrāt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INTEGRATE

: to form or blend into a unified whole : cause to undergo integration <an integrated personality>
in·te·gra·tor \-ˌgrāt-ər\ noun


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