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Definition 1: (film) a still picture that is introduced and that interrupts the action of a film - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for insert in the sense of this definition

(insert is a kind of ...) an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity

"it was presented without commercial breaks" "there was a gap in his account"

(insert belongs to category ...) a medium that disseminates moving pictures

"theater pieces transferred to celluloid" "this story would be good cinema" "film coverage of sporting events"

Definition 2: (broadcasting) a local announcement inserted into a network program - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for insert in the sense of this definition

(insert is a kind of ...) an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity

"it was presented without commercial breaks" "there was a gap in his account"

(insert belongs to category ...) taking part in a radio or tv program

Definition 3: an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for insert in the sense of this definition

(insert is a kind of ...) a man-made object taken as a whole

(... is a kind of insert ) a man's detachable insert (usually starched) to simulate the front of a shirt

Definition 4: a folded section placed between the leaves of another publication - [noun denoting communication]

(insert is a kind of ...) a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical)

"he always turns first to the business section" "the history of this work is discussed in the next section"

Definition 5: place, fit, or thrust (something) into another thing - [verb of change]

Samples where insert or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Insert your ticket here

Synonyms for insert in the sense of this definition

(insert is a kind of ...) put into a certain place or abstract location

"Put your things here" "Set the tray down" "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children" "Place emphasis on a certain point"

(... is a kind of insert ) insert as a plug

"She plugged a cork in the wine bottle"

(... is a kind of insert ) insert surreptitiously or without warrant

(... is a kind of insert ) insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly

"He slipped some money into the waiter's hand"

(... is a kind of insert ) introduce continuously

"feed carrots into a food processor"

(... is a kind of insert ) introduce one's writing or speech with certain expressions

(... is a kind of insert ) put into a cup

"cup the milk"

(... is a kind of insert ) insert a catheter into (a body part)

"catheterize the patient's bladder"

(... is a kind of insert ) put in a glass container

(... is a kind of insert ) set or place in

(... is a kind of insert ) introduce a microorganism into

(... is a kind of insert ) replace the center of a coin with a baser metal

"plug a nickle"

(... is a kind of insert ) insert a plug into

"plug the wall"

(... is a kind of insert ) force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing

"inject hydrogen into the balloon"

Definition 6: insert casually - [verb of communication]

Samples where insert or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She slipped in a reference to her own work

Synonyms for insert in the sense of this definition

(insert is a kind of ...) state or say further

"`It doesn't matter,' he supplied"

(... is a kind of insert ) interpolate or insert (words) into a sentence or story

Definition 7: put or introduce into something - [verb of contact]

Samples where insert or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • insert a picture into the text

Synonyms for insert in the sense of this definition

(insert is a kind of ...) cause to be attached

(... is a kind of insert ) plug into an outlet

"Please plug in the toaster!" "Connect the TV so we can watch the football game tonight"

(... is a kind of insert ) insert the penis into the vagina or anus of

"Did the molester penetrate the child?"

(... is a kind of insert ) introduce a cannula or tube into

"Cannulate the blood vessel in the neck"

(... is a kind of insert ) enter (data or a program) into a computer

(... is a kind of insert ) enter drop by drop

"instill medication into my eye"

(... is a kind of insert ) fix or set securely or deeply

"He planted a knee in the back of his opponent" "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"

(... is a kind of insert ) insert or squeeze tightly between two people or objects

"She was sandwiched in her airplane seat between two fat men"

(... is a kind of insert ) place the organ of a donor into the body of a recipient

Definition 8: fit snugly into - [verb of contact]

Samples where insert or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • insert your ticket into the slot
  • tuck your shirttail in

Synonyms for insert in the sense of this definition

(insert is a kind of ...) surround completely

"Darkness enclosed him" "They closed in the porch with a fence"

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