Include vs Added - What's the difference?

include | added |

As verbs the difference between include and added

is that include is to bring into a group, class, set, or total as a (new) part or member while added is (add).

As a noun include

is (computing) a piece of source code or other content that is dynamically retrieved for inclusion in another item.



Alternative forms

* enclude (obsolete)


  • To bring into a group, class, set, or total as a (new) part or member.
  • I will purchase the vacation package if you will include car rental.
  • To contain, as parts of a whole; to comprehend.
  • The vacation package includes car rental.
    Does this volume of Shakespeare include his sonnets?
    I was included in the invitation to the family gathering.
    up to and including page twenty-five
  • * Milton
  • The whole included race, his purposed prey.
  • * Shakespeare
  • The loss of such a lord includes all harm.
  • (obsolete) To enclose, confine.
  • *, New York, 2001, p.107:
  • I could have here willingly ranged, but these straits wherein I am included will not permit.
  • (obsolete) To conclude; to terminate.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Come, let us go; we will include all jars / With triumphs, mirth, and rare solemnity.


    * exclude


    (en noun)
  • (computing) A piece of source code or other content that is dynamically retrieved for inclusion in another item.
  • * 2006 , Laura Lemay, Rafe Colburn, Sams Teach Yourself Web Publishing with HTML and CSS in One Hour a Day
  • In the previous lesson, you learned how to use server-side includes , which enable you to easily include snippets of web pages within other web pages.


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  • (add)
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    (en verb)
  • To join or unite, as one thing to another, or as several particulars, so as to increase the number, augment the quantity or enlarge the magnitude, or so as to form into one aggregate. Hence: To sum up; to put together mentally.
  • * (rfdate) (John Locke)
  • as easily as he can add together the ideas of two days or two years.
  • To combine elements of (something) into one quantity.
  • To give by way of increased possession (to any one); to bestow (on).
  • * 1611 , King James Version, Genesis 30:24:
  • The LORD shall add to me another son.
  • * 1667 , (John Milton), (Paradise Lost):
  • Back to thy punishment, False fugitive, and to thy speed add wings.
  • To append, as a statement; to say further.
  • * 1855 , (Thomas Babington Macaulay), The History of England from the Accession of James the Second , volume 3, page 37 []:
  • He added that he would willingly consent to the entire abolition of the tax
  • * 1900 , , (The Wonderful Wizard of Oz) Chapter 23
  • "Bless your dear heart," she said, "I am sure I can tell you of a way to get back to Kansas." Then she added , "But, if I do, you must give me the Golden Cap."
  • To make an addition. To add to, to augment; to increase.
  • * 1611 , King James Version, 1 Kings 12:14:
  • I will add to your yoke
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-29, volume=407, issue=8842, page=72-3, magazine=(The Economist)
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  • (mathematics) To perform the arithmetical operation of addition.
  • Synonyms

    * annex * coalesce * join * unite * mention, note


    * (quantity) subtract * (matter) remove

    Usage notes

    * We add by bringing things together so as to form a whole. * We join by putting one thing to another in close or continuous connection. * We annex by attaching some adjunct to a larger body. * We unite by bringing things together so that their parts adhere or intermingle. * Things coalesce by coming together or mingling so as to form one organization. * To add' quantities; to '''join''' houses; to '''annex''' territory; to '''unite''' kingdoms; to make parties ' coalesce

    Derived terms

    * * addition * additive * add-on * add up


    (en noun)
  • (video games) An additional enemy that joined the fight after the primary target.
  • After engaging the boss for one minute, two adds will arrive from the back and must be dealt with.
  • (computer science) An act or instance of adding.