in·​te·​grat·​ed | \ ˈin-tə-ˌgrā-təd How to pronounce integrated (audio) \

Definition of integrated

1 : marked by the unified control of all aspects of production from raw materials through distribution of finished products
2 : characterized by integration and especially racial integration

Examples of integrated in a Sentence

an integrated system of hospitals

Recent Examples on the Web

Kaiser is the nation’s largest integrated health system with about 12 million patients, including 4 million in Northern California. Catherine Ho,, "Kaiser mental health workers plan California strike Tuesday," 5 June 2019 But, in order for psychedelics to actually become integrated into society, the medical-spiritual-commercial divide will have to shift, too. Madison Margolin, Quartz, "The next battle in the War on Drugs will be fought over psychedelics," 4 June 2019 Recently, interest in the site has grown as construction fences have come down and the complex has become more integrated with Downtown New York. Peter Grant, WSJ, "New York’s World Trade Center Struggles to Fill Office Space," 11 Sep. 2018 Professional, physically integrated dance company, seeking qualified male and female dancers with and without disability for 2018-19 Season. Mark Rapp,, "Cleveland theater's auditions for Jan. 26 and Beyond: "The Elephant Man" at French Creek Theatre & More," 26 Jan. 2018 Today, South Africa’s rich cultural landscape is driven by the Born Free generation, which came of age in an integrated democracy after the apartheid system was dismantled in 1994. Cassidy George, Vogue, "Meet Thebe Magugu, the Designer at the Heart of South Africa’s Cultural Renaissance," 20 May 2019 The all-male teams greatly outperformed the integrated teams, whether on shooting, surmounting obstacles or evacuating casualties. Heather Mac Donald, WSJ, "Women Don’t Belong in Combat Units," 13 Jan. 2019 In a year or two, mmWave hardware should be more mature and more integrated. Ron Amadeo, Ars Technica, "Don’t buy a 5G smartphone—at least, not for a while," 14 Dec. 2018 By 1947, about 45 percent of federal civil service employees working in Washington, DC, were women, making it the most integrated employment sector of the time. Erin Cassese, Vox, "A political history of the term “witch hunt”," 31 Oct. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'integrated.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of integrated

1922, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about integrated

Statistics for integrated

Last Updated

17 Jun 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for integrated

The first known use of integrated was in 1922

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for integrated



English Language Learners Definition of integrated

: having different parts working together as a unit
: allowing all types of people to participate or be included : not segregated



Legal Definition of integrated

1 : composed to form a complete or coordinated entity specifically : being a final and complete expression of an agreement that cannot be contradicted or modified by extrinsic evidence an integrated writing
2 : marked by the unified control of all aspects of industrial production from raw materials through distribution of finished products integrated companies integrated production
3 : characterized by integration and especially racial integration integrated schools an integrated society

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on integrated

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with integrated

Nglish: Translation of integrated for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of integrated for Arabic Speakers

Comments on integrated

What made you want to look up integrated? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


behavior toward others

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words for Summer: A Quiz

  • a closeup of a sunflower
  • Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!