Definitions for: Insert


[n] (film) a still inserted and interrupting the action; (broadcasting) a local announcement inserted into a network broadcast
[n] an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted
[n] a folded section placed between the leaves of another publication
[v] introduce; "Insert your ticket here"
[v] insert casually; "She slipped in a reference to her own work"
[v] fit snugly into
[v] put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text"



Webster (1913) Definition: In*sert", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inserted; p. pr. & vb.
n. Inserting.] [L. insertus, p. p. of inserere to insert;
pref. in- in + serere to join, connect. See Series.]
To set within something; to put or thrust in; to introduce;
to cause to enter, or be included, or contained; as, to
insert a scion in a stock; to insert a letter, word, or
passage in a composition; to insert an advertisement in a
newspaper.

These words were very weakly inserted where they will
be so liable to misconstruction. --Bp.
Stillingfleet.

Synonyms: cut-in, enclose, enter, inclose, infix, inset, introduce, introduce, put in, slip in, sneak in, stick in, stick in, tuck

See Also: accessory, add, append, appurtenance, artefact, artifact, attach, cannulate, cannulise, cannulize, canulate, catheterise, catheterize, connect, cup, dickey, dickie, dicky, embed, enclose, engraft, feed, feed in, foist, glass, graft, imbed, implant, inclose, inject, inoculate, input, inset, instil, instill, interlard, intersperse, intubate, penetrate, plant, plug in, sandwich, section, shirtfront, shoot, shut in, slip, spatchcock, subdivision, supplement, supply, transplant

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