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

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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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Recent Examples on the Web The Danville government and police department began to integrate during the 1970s. Washington Post, "Reckoning in a small town: Civil War meets civil rights in the ‘Last Capital of the Confederacy’," 19 Sep. 2020 The study, which surveyed more than 400 employers, shows most companies are struggling with how to safely integrate workers back in the office in the midst of the pandemic. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, "Private school fight, genome tracking, Salvation Army: News from around our 50 states," 18 Sep. 2020 In 1957 — prior to the Civil Rights Act, but when the fight for desegregation was reaching its peak — a man in Marshall, TX, backed by the NAACP, sued to integrate a brand new public swimming pool. Sarah Midkiff, refinery29.com, "A Private Swim Club Was Accused Of Racial Segregation — Then, It Disappeared From The Internet," 17 Sep. 2020 Operation Warp Speed will construct and integrate IT architecture to meet these needs, according to the strategy document. Jamie Gumbrecht, CNN, "Federal government details plans to distribute free Covid-19 vaccines," 16 Sep. 2020 Black Ops Cold War all plan to integrate Nvidia Reflex in the near future. Brad Chacos, PCWorld, "Fortnite flips RTX on September 17: Ray tracing, DLSS, and Nvidia Reflex," 15 Sep. 2020 Finally, there's the potential need to integrate sources and sinks for the water, perhaps multiple ones (power supply, GPU, processor), all at the appropriate pressures. John Timmer, Ars Technica, "Researchers demonstrate in-chip water cooling," 9 Sep. 2020 In India, streaming service JioSaavn has partnered with short-form video app Triller to regularly integrate its videos from top artists and songs on the JioSaavn platform. Tatiana Cirisano, Billboard, "Amazon Music Will Now Let Artists Integrate Twitch Livestreams: Exclusive," 1 Sep. 2020 The majority owner at the time was the venerable racist George Preston Marshall, who was determined never to integrate his team. Stephen L. Carter Bloomberg Opinion (tns), Star Tribune, "NBA realizes racism is, well, bad for business," 31 Aug. 2020

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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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27 Sep 2020

Cite this Entry

“Integrate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/integrate. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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More Definitions for integrate

integrate

verb
How to pronounce integrate (audio)

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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