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integrate

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verb in·te·grate \ˈin-tə-ˌgrāt\

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

in·te·grat·edin·te·grat·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to form, coordinate, or blend into a functioning or unified whole :  unite

  3. 2 :  to find the integral of (as a function or equation)

  4. 3 a :  to unite with something else b :  to incorporate into a larger unit

  5. 4 a :  to end the segregation of and bring into equal membership in society or an organization b :  desegregate <integrate school districts>

  6. intransitive verb
  7. :  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



Origin of integrate

Latin integratus, past participle of integrare, from integr-, integer


First Known Use: circa 1586


Medical Dictionary

integrate

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transitive verb in·te·grate \ˈint-ə-ˌgrāt\

Medical Definition of integrate

in·te·grat·edin·te·grat·ing

  1. :  to form or blend into a unified whole :  cause to undergo integration <an integrated personality>

  2. in·te·gra·tor \-ˌgrāt-ər\play noun





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