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

  • transitive verb To make internal, personal, or subjective.
  • transitive verb To take in and make an integral part of one's attitudes or beliefs.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To make internal; invest with subjectivity or with inwardness; bring into the perception of the world of thought.

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

  • transitive verb (Psychology) to incorporate within oneself.

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

  • verb transitive To make something internal; to incorporate it in oneself.
  • verb transitive, computing To store (a string or other structure) in a shared pool, such that subsequent items with the same value can share the same instance. Often abbreviated to intern.

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

  • verb incorporate within oneself; make subjective or personal


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