Definition of Inclusive

1. Adjective. Including much or everything; and especially including stated limits. "From Monday to Friday inclusive"

Similar to: Comprehensive
Antonyms: Exclusive
Derivative terms: Include

Definition of Inclusive

1. a. Inclosing; encircling; surrounding.

Definition of Inclusive

1. Adjective. including (almost) everything within its scope ¹

2. Adjective. including the extremes as well as the area between ¹

3. Adjective. (linguistics) of, or relating to the first person plural pronoun when including the person being addressed ¹

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Definition of Inclusive

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Inclusive

1. Including something, including much or all. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Inclusive

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inclusion cell disease
inclusion compound
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inclusion cyst
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inclusion polymorphism
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inclusive (current term)
inclusive disjunction
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Literary usage of Inclusive

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1892)
"i- I ••>: -u -J-IT California, 1870 to 1888, inclusive. ti:',--i; •'•''. t-. ... Iowa, 1881 to 1885, inclusive. Kansas, 1885 to 1889, inclusive. ./!,. ..."

2. Annual Report by New Jersey Civil Service Commission (1908)
"856, both inclusive, on July 1, 1911; No. 857 to No. 963, both inclusive ... 2140, both inclusive, on July 1, 1917; each of said certificates to bear ..."

3. Journal of the Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention of the Protestant by Episcopal Church Diocese of Michigan (1861)
"Georgia—1823 to 1828, inclusive, 1830 to 1839, inclusive, 1841, '43, '44, '47, '49, ... Oregon and Washington—1863 to 1866, inclusive. DUPLICATE JOURNALS. ..."

4. Collections of the New York Historical Society for the Year by New-York Historical Society (1898)
"... distinguished on the said map as Lots Numbers 95 to 108 inclusive, 118 to 129 inclusive, 146 to 149 inclusive, To her and her heirs and assigns forever. ..."

5. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"Blasphemy; sections three hundred and seventy-one to three hundred and seventy-two, inclusive, Vagrants; sections four hundred and eleven to four hundred ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1880)
"172 to 175 inclusive 17 " SS brown and gray, fine, soft with sonic slate (oil ... 176 to 180 inclusive 14 " Slate ; specs. 181 to 180 inclusive 23 " Slate, ..."

7. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1886)
"Putnam*s Monthly, 1858 to 1867, both inclusive. Scientific American, v. ... Wide Awake, v. i to 7, inclusive. Bids arc wanted on the above parts of sets, ..."

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