v. inte·grat·ed, inte·grat·ing, inte·grates
1. To make into a whole by bringing all parts together; unify: a report that integrates the findings of previous studies.
a. To join with something else; unite: a music program that was integrated with the general curriculum.
b. To make part of a larger unit: integrated the new procedures into the work routine.
a. To open (an institution, for example) to people of all races or ethnic groups without restriction; desegregate.
b. To admit (a racial or ethnic group) to equal membership in an institution or society.
a. To calculate the integral of.
b. To perform integration on.
5. Psychology To bring about the integration of (personality traits).
To become integrated or undergo integration.
[From Middle English, intact, from Latin integrātus, past participle of integrāre, to make whole, from integer, complete; see tag- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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