insert

When you insert something or someone, you put it into something else. You could insert yourself into a conversation, or you could insert a comma into the sentence you just wrote.

The verb insert comes from the Latin in-, meaning “into,” and serere, meaning "to join." When you insert yourself into a conversation, you’re joining in, whether your friends want you to or not. Insert can also mean to fit snugly into, or to tuck. You might fit a card into an envelope that fits it perfectly, or insert first one leg and then another into a pair of tights.

Definitions of insert
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v introduce

Insert your ticket here”
Synonyms:
enclose, inclose, introduce, put in, stick in
Types:
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plug
insert as a plug
plug
insert a plug into
inoculate
introduce a microorganism into
inset
set or place in
glass
put in a glass container
catheterise, catheterize
insert a catheter into (a body part)
cup
put into a cup
interlard, intersperse
introduce one's writing or speech with certain expressions
feed, feed in
introduce continuously
slip
insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly
foist
insert surreptitiously or without warrant
inject, shoot
force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing
seed
inoculate with microorganisms
interleave
intersperse alternately, as of protective covers for book illustrations
Type of:
lay, place, pose, position, put, set
put into a certain place or abstract location

v put or introduce into something

insert a picture into the text”
Synonyms:
enter, infix, introduce
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connect, plug in, plug into
plug into an outlet
cannulate, cannulise, cannulize, canulate, intubate
introduce a cannula or tube into
input
enter (data or a program) into a computer
instil, instill
enter drop by drop
embed, engraft, imbed, implant, plant
fix or set securely or deeply
sandwich
insert or squeeze tightly between two people or objects
graft, transplant
place the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient
pot
plant in a pot
nest
fit together or fit inside
bury, sink
embed deeply
Type of:
attach
cause to be attached

v fit snugly into

insert your ticket into the slot”
Synonyms:
tuck
Type of:
close in, enclose, inclose, shut in
surround completely

v insert casually

Synonyms:
slip in, sneak in, stick in
Types:
spatchcock
interpolate or insert (words) into a sentence or story
Type of:
add, append, supply
state or say further

n an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted

Synonyms:
inset
Types:
dickey, dickie, dicky, shirtfront
a man's detachable insert (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt
Type of:
artefact, artifact
a man-made object taken as a whole

n a folded section placed between the leaves of another publication

Type of:
section, subdivision
a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)

n (broadcasting) a local announcement inserted into a network program

Synonyms:
cut-in
Type of:
break, disruption, gap, interruption
an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity

n (film) a still picture that is introduced and that interrupts the action of a film

Synonyms:
cut-in
Type of:
break, disruption, gap, interruption
an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity

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