integrate Definition

  • 1combine (one thing) with another so that they become a whole
  • 2bring (people or groups) together and combine them into a larger, more effective, or harmonious whole

Using integrate: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "integrate" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The new system should integrate with the existing one.

  • Example

    The school has been successful in integrating children with special needs.

  • Example

    We need to integrate these ideas into our plan.

  • Example

    The company aims to integrate sustainability into all its operations.

integrate Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for integrate

Antonyms for integrate

Idioms Using integrate

  • to combine or merge something into a larger system or group


    The company plans to integrate its new product line into its existing operations.

  • to blend in with a group of people


    He was able to integrate with the crowd and avoid being noticed by the police.

  • to become part of a larger group or system


    She worked hard to integrate herself into the local community.

Phrases with integrate

  • to combine or work together with something else


    The software needs to integrate with the hardware for it to work properly.

  • to become part of a larger group or system


    It takes time to integrate into a new workplace.

  • fully integrate

    to completely combine or assimilate into a larger group or system


    It is important for immigrants to fully integrate into their new country's culture.

Origins of integrate

from Latin 'integratus', meaning 'made whole'


Summary: integrate in Brief

To 'integrate' [ˈɪntɪɡreɪt] means to combine things or bring people together to form a larger, more effective, or harmonious whole. Examples include integrating systems, ideas, or people with special needs. Phrases like 'integrate with' and 'integrate into' denote working together or becoming part of a larger group. Idioms like 'integrate oneself into something' and 'integrate with the crowd' imply blending in or becoming part of a larger system.