from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To put or set into, between, or among: inserted the key in the lock. See Synonyms at introduce.
  • transitive v. To put or introduce into the body of something; interpolate: insert an illustration into a text.
  • transitive v. To place into an orbit, trajectory, or stream.
  • n. Something inserted or intended for insertion, as a picture or chart into written material.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To put in between or into.
  • n. An image inserted into text.
  • n. A promotional leaflet inserted into a magazine, newspaper, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To set within something; to put or thrust in; to introduce; to cause to enter, or be included, or contained

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To put in; place or cause to be placed in or among; introduce: as, to insert a key in a lock; to insert an advertisement in a newspaper.
  • In anatomy and zoology, to attach, as a muscle or ligament to a bone. See insertion, 3.
  • n. Something inserted.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a folded section placed between the leaves of another publication
  • n. an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted
  • n. (broadcasting) a local announcement inserted into a network program
  • v. fit snugly into
  • v. introduce
  • v. put or introduce into something
  • v. insert casually
  • n. (film) a still picture that is introduced and that interrupts the action of a film


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Latin īnserere, īnsert- : in-, in; + serere, to join.

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From Latin insertus, past participle of inserō.


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