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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To put something inside or into something else

Watch out! You may see this word with another pronunciation and its meaning is then different.
Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To put something inside or into something else. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: printed pages that are put inside a newspaper or magazine in order to advertise something.

Usage examples (35)
  • To test the meat, insert a skewer into the thickest part of the leg.
  • insert your ticket into the slot
  • insert your ticket here
  • insert a picture into the text for more
Tutoring comment
  • ''insert" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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