• Insert

    Pronunciation

    • Rhymes: -ɜː(r)t
    Verb
    • UK enPR: ĭnsût', IPA: /ɪnˈsɜːt/
    • US enPR: ĭnsûrt', IPA: /ɪnˈsɝt/
    Noun
    • UK enPR: ĭn'sût, IPA: /ˈɪnsɜːt/
    • US enPR: ĭnsûrt', IPA: /ˈɪnsɝt/

    Origin

    From Latin insertus, past participle of inserō.

    Full definition of insert

    Verb

    1. (transitive) To put in between or into.In order to withdraw money from a cash machine you have to insert your debit card first.To make your proof easier to comprehend I recommend you insert a few more steps.

    Synonyms

    Noun

    insert

    (plural inserts)
    1. An image inserted into text.
    2. A promotional leaflet inserted into a magazine, newspaper, etc.This software can print compact disc inserts if you have the right size of paper.

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