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  1. to make or be made into a whole; incorporate or be incorporated
  2. (transitive) to designate (a school, park, etc) for use by all races or groups; desegregate
  3. to amalgamate or mix (a racial or religious group) with an existing community
  4. (mathematics) to perform an integration on (a quantity, expression, etc)



  1. made up of parts; integrated

Derived Forms

integrable (ˈɪntəɡrəbəl   adjective
ˌintegraˈbility  noun
ˈinteˌgrative  adjective

Word Origin

C17: from Latin integrāre; see integer

Translations for 'integrate'

  • British English: integrate If someone integrates into a social group, or is integrated into it, they become part of the group or are accepted into it. VERBHe didn't integrate successfully into the village way of life.
  • Brazilian Portuguese: integrar
  • Chinese: 融入
  • European Spanish: integrar
  • French: s'intégrer
  • German: integrieren
  • Italian: integrare
  • Japanese: 融合する
  • Korean: 통합하다
  • Portuguese: integrar
  • Spanish: integrar

Example Sentences Including 'integrate'

Students were forbidden to speak their native language in school; they were to learn English in order to integrate more quickly.
Adair, Tom (Intro) Three Kinds of Kissing - Scottish Short Stories
Since I had returned to Buckkeep, I had marvelled that he could integrate it all, and dreaded the coming of a day when he could not.
Robin Hobb THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)


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