Verb: insert in'surt
Noun: insert 'insurt
- Put or introduce into something
"insert a picture into the text"
- infix, enter, introduce
"Insert your ticket here"
- enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce
- Fit snugly into
"insert your ticket into the slot"
- Insert casually
- slip in, stick in, sneak in
- A folded section placed between the leaves of another publication
- An artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted
- (broadcasting) a local announcement inserted into a network program
- (film) a still picture that is introduced and that interrupts the action of a film
Derived forms: inserted, inserting, inserts
See also: insertion
Type of: add, append, artefact [Brit], artifact [N. Amer], attach, break, close in, disruption, enclose, gap, inclose, interruption, lay, place, pose, position, put, section, set, shut in, subdivision, supply
■ verb [+ obj] /; AmE /
1 insert sth (in/into/between sth)
to put sth into sth else or between two things:
I inserted the disk into my computer.
Our leaflets will be inserted in the next issue of the magazine.
Insert coins into the slot and press for a ticket.
to add sth to a piece of writing:
Position the cursor where you want to insert a word.
They have inserted an extra clause in the contract.
insertion /; AmE / noun [U,C]:
She suggested the insertion of an extra clause in the contract.
full-page colour insertions
The insertion rate
(= the cost) depends on the number of words in the ad.
■ noun /; AmE / (also inset, less frequent) [C]
an extra section added to a book, newspaper or magazine, especially to advertise sth:
an 8-page insert on the new car models
Advertisers have spent more on magazine and newspaper inserts.