Definition of including in English:



  • Containing as part of the whole being considered.

    ‘languages including Welsh and Gaelic’
    ‘weapons were recovered from the house, including a shotgun’
    • ‘We just need to work on the whole package, including the tyres, to make it better.’
    • ‘Actually my whole family were baptised and confirmed Roman Catholic, including me.’
    • ‘There were people in the house at the time, including a young child, but nobody was injured.’
    • ‘He called her from the Whistling Goose pub in Hull where he was drinking with a group of people, including Niall.’
    • ‘Three other people, including Higginson, deny aiding and abetting corruption.’
    • ‘Vulnerable people with great needs, including dementia, should always be thought of first.’
    • ‘Soon the whole ground was singing it and many people, including me, were in tears.’
    • ‘She got together with neighbours, including Mr Zeller, and a public meeting was organised.’
    • ‘These are people who cannot buy their normal requirement of food, including rice.’
    • ‘This is meant to be an amenity for the whole city, including teenagers.’
    • ‘Controls are sampled from the whole cohort, including people who become cases.’
    • ‘Its aim would be to keep talented people, including students from the University, in the district.’
    • ‘There should have been seven of us but I could only count six, including myself.’
    • ‘This is a very exciting proposal for the whole community, including the people of Oakenrod.’
    • ‘He said it was hoped to involve the whole community, including trades people and organisations.’
    • ‘It's impossible to know until we privatise the whole transport system, including roads.’
    • ‘The car had been chased by a number of people, including security guards from a number of shops.’
    • ‘This is money that could be better spent on a whole range of services, including health care and education.’
    • ‘Very soon Cumae spread its power over the whole Phlegraean area, including Naples.’
    • ‘On March 20, he was in a company people carrier with three attendants, including a driver.’
    inclusive of, counting
    as well as, plus, together with
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