Definition of integrate in English:

integrate

Line breaks: in¦te|grate
Pronunciation: /ˈɪntɪɡreɪt
 
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verb

[with object]
1Combine (one thing) with another to form a whole: transport planning should be integrated with energy policy a fully equipped laboratory is being integrated into the development
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  • She also worked to make sure that all the green elements were properly integrated into the building as a whole so they work as a coordinated system.
  • But we need to look how these specific rules are integrated into the system as a whole.
  • The radio / CD, a front loader, together with the temperature control, forms the centre console, which in turn is integrated with the dashboard.
Synonyms
1.1Combine (two things) so that they form a whole: the problem of integrating the two approaches
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  • In contrast, the attraction of a peacemaking approach is that it has the potential to combine and integrate these two facets in a more subtle, and balanced, way.
  • Robertson emphasizes that future work should also look to ways that the direct retraining and specific skills approaches can be integrated.
  • A better approach is to integrate the three stages into a highly compact, free-space geometry.
1.2 [no object] (Of a thing) combine with another to form a whole: the stone will blend with the environment and integrate into the landscape
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  • As optical switching technology matures and more meshed networks are deployed, narrowband channelizers will easily integrate into this advanced architecture.
  • The program can also integrate into Windows Explorer's shell context menu, allowing you to quickly add folders with a right-click from within other programs too.
  • The appliances seamlessly integrate into existing network and storage infrastructures, and require no software to be installed on client machines or file servers.
2Bring (people or groups with particular characteristics or needs) into equal participation in or membership of a social group or institution: integrating children with special needs into ordinary schools
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  • Peron preached the doctrine of economic progress and national integration - he created strong trade unions and social institutions that integrated different sections of society into the state.
  • He treated me with the utmost respect, the sex was fab, he bought me cool gifts, integrated me into his social circle, introduced me to the family, etc.
  • Encouraging such striving, they felt, was the best way for poor blacks to escape poverty and integrate themselves fully into American social and political life.
2.1 [no object] Come into equal participation in or membership of a social group or institution: she was anxious to integrate well into her husband’s family
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  • Many of its members are willing to integrate and try to climb Europe's steep social ladder.
  • During Aznar's first term, Spain fully integrated into European institutions, qualifying for the European Monetary Union.
  • Carlow equal employment programme was approved funding to integrate older workers in the labour market in County Carlow.
2.2Desegregate (a school, area, etc.), especially racially: the protest forced the bus companies to integrate the buses [no object]: cities' efforts to integrate
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  • He attempted to integrate the University of Mississippi, which is only sixty miles south of Memphis.
  • The university opened a law school in 1951 because Florida lawmakers did not want to integrate the University of Florida's law school at the time.
  • A federal judge orders public schools in the Charlotte area to cease special efforts to integrate their schools.
3 Mathematics Find the integral of: the velocity profile can be obtained by integrating this equation
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  • The only way to compute complete trajectories was to integrate the differential equations numerically.
  • This distribution has to be integrated numerically to obtain its first two moments and the average values of the mutation load and inbreeding depression.
  • Also in this letter he asked his advice on integrating equations he had obtained from theoretically modelling bombs dropping.

Origin

mid 17th century: from Latin integrat- 'made whole', from the verb integrare, from integer 'whole' (see integer). Compare with integral and integrity.

Derivatives

integrability

Pronunciation: /ˌɪntɪɡrəˈbɪlɪti/
noun
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  • The guiding strategic principles are sustained defence capability, integrability, operational partnership, and modernisation and restructuring of the armed forces.
  • In his dissertation, Riemann studied the representability of functions by trigonometric series and gave the conditions for a function to have an integral (what we now call ‘Riemann integrability ‘).
  • He gave the conditions of a function to have an integral, what we now call the condition of Riemann integrability.

integrable

Pronunciation: /ˈɪntɪɡrəb(ə)l/
adjective
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  • He develops a system of formulas by which it may be determined whether such a system is or is not integrable.
  • But he was the first ever to appreciate, demonstrate and exploit the utility of completely integrable systems of linear homogeneous differential equations for projective differential geometry.
  • But, the specific elements in his speculation emulate previous two-dimensional quantum gravity theories and earlier work on integrable systems.

integrative

Pronunciation: /ˈɪntɪɡrətɪv/
adjective
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  • India's Muslims themselves have to find the answers to find visionary and bold leaders who have more integrative approaches to the nation and who can impel them towards modernity.
  • Plant growth analysis is an explanatory, holistic and integrative approach to interpreting plant form and function.
  • I feel an integrative approach to health is necessary, as after all we have a physical body and an energy body.

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