Integrate meaning

ĭntĭ-grāt
To make into a whole by bringing all parts together; unify.

A report that integrates the findings of previous studies.

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To make whole or complete by adding or bringing together parts.
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To put or bring (parts) together into a whole; unify.
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To give or indicate the whole, sum, or total of.
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To become integrated.
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(psychology) To bring about the integration of personality traits.
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To form into one whole; to make entire; to complete; to renew; to restore; to perfect.
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To indicate the whole of; to give the sum or total of; as, an integrating anemometer, one that indicates or registers the entire action of the wind in a given time.
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(mathematics) To subject to the operation of integration; to find the integral of.
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To desegregate, as a school or neighborhood.
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The definition of integrate is to combine two or more things to create one new whole or to intermix a minority population with a majority one.

An example of integrate is when you combine two different solutions to a problem to create one better solution.

An example of integrate is when you create a cohesive plan for education by mixing different educational styles.

An example of integrate is when affirmative action works to achieve more minorities in the workplace.

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To make into a whole by bringing all parts together; unify.

A report that integrates the findings of previous studies.

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(psychology) To bring about the integration of (personality traits).
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To become integrated or undergo integration.
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(psychol.) To cause to undergo integration.
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Origin of integrate

  • From Middle English intact from Latin integrātus past participle of integrāre to make whole from integer complete tag- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from Latin integrātus, perfect participle of integrō (“I make whole, I renew, I repair, I begin again”), from integer (“whole, fresh”); see integer, integral.

    From Wiktionary