integrate

verb in·te·grate \ ˈin-tə-ˌgrāt \

Definition of integrate

integrated; integrating
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)
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
intransitive verb
:to become integrated

Examples of integrate in a Sentence

  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

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Origin and Etymology of integrate

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


INTEGRATE Defined for English Language Learners

integrate

verb

Definition of integrate for English Language Learners

  • : 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 Defined for Kids

integrate

verb in·te·grate \ ˈin-tə-ˌgrāt \

Definition of integrate for Students

integrated; integrating
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.

Medical Dictionary

integrate

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

medical Definition of integrate

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

integrator

play \-ˌgrāt-ər\ noun

Law Dictionary

integrate

verb in·te·grate

legal Definition of integrate

integrated; integrating
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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