Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • intransitive verb To make into a whole by bringing all parts together; unify.
  • intransitive verb To join with something else; unite.
  • intransitive verb To make part of a larger unit.
  • intransitive verb To open (an institution, for example) to people of all races or ethnic groups without restriction; desegregate.
  • intransitive verb To admit (a racial or ethnic group) to equal membership in an institution or society.
  • intransitive verb To calculate the integral of.
  • intransitive verb To perform integration on.
  • intransitive verb Psychology To bring about the integration of (personality traits).
  • intransitive verb To become integrated or undergo integration.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Summed up; resulting from the aggregation of separate parts; complete.
  • To bring together the parts of; bring together as parts; segregate and bring together like particles.
  • To perform the mathematical operation of integration.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To form into one whole; to make entire; to complete; to renew; to restore; to perfect.
  • transitive verb To indicate the whole of; to give the sum or total of.
  • transitive verb (Math.) To subject to the operation of integration; to find the integral of.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To form into one whole; to make entire; to complete; to renew; to restore; to perfect.
  • verb To indicate the whole of; to give the sum or total of; as, an integrating anemometer, one that indicates or registers the entire action of the wind in a given time.
  • verb mathematics To subject to the operation of integration; to find the integral of.
  • verb To desegregate, as a school or neighborhood.

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

  • verb become one; become integrated
  • verb calculate the integral of; calculate by integration
  • verb make into a whole or make part of a whole
  • verb open (a place) to members of all races and ethnic groups

Etymologies

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

[From Middle English, intact, from Latin integrātus, past participle of integrāre, to make whole, from integer, complete; see tag- in Indo-European roots.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Borrowing from Latin integrātus, perfect participle of integrō ("I make whole, I renew, I repair, I begin again"), from integer ("whole, fresh"); see integer, integral.

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