integrate

verb
in·​te·​grate | \ ˈin-tə-ˌgrāt How to pronounce integrate (audio) \
integrated; integrating

Definition of integrate

transitive verb

1 : to form, coordinate, or blend into a functioning or unified whole : unite
2 : to find the integral of (something, such as a function or equation)
3a : to unite with something else
b : to incorporate into a larger unit
4a : to end the segregation of and bring into equal membership in society or an organization
b : desegregate integrate school districts

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Examples of integrate in a Sentence

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
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Subscription pages are integrated with an artist’s Bandzoogle website, removing the need to create a separate platform. Chris Eggertsen, Billboard, "Bandzoogle Launches Online Fan Club Feature," 6 Aug. 2019 Products are integrated into salads, sandwiches and pastas. Nancy Ngo, Twin Cities, "Kieran Folliard is back in the restaurant business after 2 Gingers venture," 2 Aug. 2019 Thirteen years later, the community campuses were integrated into the universities, creating the current UA structure. Tegan Hanlon, Anchorage Daily News, "‘Our house is on fire’: Facing a deep funding cut, UA regents move toward merging system into a single accredited university," 31 July 2019 The Bad Fingerprint reader not integrated into power button. Valentina Palladino, Ars Technica, "HP Envy 13 mini-review: Spectre fans, meet your budget option," 26 July 2019 Venmo has been integrated into several popular platforms, such as Uber, Grubhub, Fandango and Hulu. Dallas News, "Motley Fool: Does PayPal work for your portfolio plus this week's trivia," 14 July 2019 The painting’s elements—the eye-popping décor and private parts—are not easily integrated. Matthew Klam, The New Yorker, "The Weird, Violent, Uplifting Paintings of Mark Greenwold," 26 June 2019 Soon Comcast’s eye-gaze technology will be integrated with the company’s smart home services, allowing customers to turn on lights, control the thermostat, or open the door with their eyes. Anne Quito, Quartz, "Comcast’s new remote control feature allows viewers to change the channel with their eyes," 17 June 2019 The rest of the Porsche lineup will be integrated into the app by the end of the year. Drew Dorian, Car and Driver, "Porsche Augmented-Reality App Lets You Build Your Dream Car, Then See It in Your Driveway," 28 May 2019

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First Known Use of integrate

circa 1586, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

History and Etymology for integrate

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

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The first known use of integrate was circa 1586

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More Definitions for integrate

integrate

verb

English Language Learners 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

integrate

verb
in·​te·​grate | \ ˈin-tə-ˌgrāt How to pronounce integrate (audio) \
integrated; integrating

Kids Definition of integrate

1 : to form into a whole : unite Her music integrates jazz and rock.
2 : to make a part of a larger unit They help integrate immigrants into the community.
3 : desegregate The schools are being integrated.

integrate

transitive verb
in·​te·​grate | \ ˈint-ə-ˌgrāt How to pronounce integrate (audio) \
integrated; integrating

Medical Definition of integrate

: to form or blend into a unified whole : cause to undergo integration an integrated personality

Other Words from integrate

integrator \ -​ˌgrāt-​ər How to pronounce integrator (audio) \ noun

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integrate

verb
in·​te·​grate
integrated; integrating

Legal Definition of integrate

transitive verb

1 : to form, coordinate, or blend into a functioning or unified whole
2 : to end the segregation of and bring into equal membership in society or an organization

intransitive verb

: to become integrated

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