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Synonyms and Antonyms of include

  1. 1 to have as part of a whole <the college application included some thought-provoking essay questions> Synonyms carry, comprehend, contain, embrace, encompass, entail, involve, number, subsume, take in Related Words comprise, consist (of); bracket; have, hold, own, possess; admit, receive; compose, constitute, form, make; assimilate, embody, incorporate, integrate Near Antonyms ban, bar, debar, preclude, prevent, prohibit; deny, refuse, reject; eliminate, except, rule out; lose, mislay, misplace Antonyms exclude, leave (out), miss out [British], omit

  2. 2 to close or shut in by or as if by barriers <that inextinguishable spark of liberty that is included within every human being> Synonyms box (in), cage, closet, coop (up), corral, encage, encase, envelop, fence (in), hedge, hem (in), house, immure, enclose, mew (up), pen, wall (in)Related Words bound, circumscribe, confine, contain, limit, restrict; encircle, encompass, enfold, enframe, enlace, frame, ring, surround; armor, cocoon, encapsulate, encapsule, encyst, ensheathe, ensphere, enwomb

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a sculptured or ornamented band

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