Antonyms of verb include

2 of 4 senses of include

Sense 1
include -- (have as a part, be made up out of; "The list includes the names of many famous writers")
       Antonym of exclude (Sense 3)
      => exclude -- (lack or fail to include; "The cost for the trip excludes food and beverages")

Sense 2
include -- (consider as part of something; "I include you in the list of culprits")
       Antonym of exclude (Sense 1)
      => exclude, except, leave out, leave off, omit, take out -- (prevent from being included or considered or accepted; "The bad results were excluded from the report"; "Leave off the top piece")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb include

4 senses of include

Sense 1
include -- (have as a part, be made up out of; "The list includes the names of many famous writers")

Sense 2
include -- (consider as part of something; "I include you in the list of culprits")
       => see, consider, reckon, view, regard -- (deem to be; "She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do")

Sense 3
include -- (add as part of something else; put in as part of a set, group, or category; "We must include this chemical element in the group")
       => add -- (make an addition (to); join or combine or unite with others; increase the quality, quantity, size or scope of; "We added two students to that dorm room"; "She added a personal note to her letter"; "Add insult to injury"; "Add some extra plates to the dinner table")

Sense 4
admit, let in, include -- (allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of; "admit someone to the profession"; "She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar")
       => permit, allow, let, countenance -- (consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam")

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