insert

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Insert is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

Verb[change]

Plain form
insert

Third-person singular
inserts

Past tense
inserted

Past participle
inserted

Present participle
inserting

  1. (transitive) to put something into something else
    The company inserted a new clause into the contract.
    Insert a wood screw into each hole.
    Doctors removed part of his brain and inserted a silver plate.
    A song was inserted into the opening ceremonies.

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Noun[change]

Singular
insert

Plural
inserts

  1. An insert is something that is put into something else.
    The bathing suit top comes with foam inserts to make your breasts look bigger.
    The three-page advertisement was included as an insert in today's newspaper.