Simple Definition of integrate
: 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
1 : to form, coordinate, or blend into a functioning or unified whole : unite
2 : to find the integral of (as a function or equation)
3 a : to unite with something else b : to incorporate into a larger unit
4 a : to end the segregation of and bring into equal membership in society or an organization b : desegregate <integrate school districts>
: to become integrated
Examples of integrate
The car's design successfully integrates art and technology.
She integrates elements of jazz and rock in her music.
They have resisted efforts to integrate women into the military.
Many immigrants have found it difficult to integrate into American culture.
a law requiring schools to integrate
Origin of integrate
Latin integratus, past participle of integrare, from integr-, integer
First Known Use: circa 1586
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