Insert - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪnˈsɜːrt|  American pronunciation of the word insert
Brit.  |ɪnˈsɜːt|  British pronunciation of the word insert


- a folded section placed between the leaves of another publication
- an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted (syn: inset)
- (broadcasting) a local announcement inserted into a network program (syn: cut-in)
- (film) a still picture that is introduced and that interrupts the action of a film (syn: cut-in)


- put or introduce into something (syn: enter, infix, introduce)
insert a picture into the text
- place, fit, or thrust (something) into another thing (syn: enclose, inclose, introduce, put in)
- fit snugly into (syn: tuck)
insert your ticket into the slot
- insert casually (syn: slip in)

Extra examples

Insert your credit card here.

You need to insert a comma between these two words.

They tried to insert themselves into the conversation.

The pot comes with an insert for steaming.

Each box includes an insert explaining the product's proper use.

Insert the sentence between the brackets.

Additionally an insert is required to be placed in the package with the product.

An inquiry form is included in the insert in the newspaper.

His hand shook slightly as he inserted the key into the lock.

His manager inserted a new clause into his contract.

Insert your comments in the space below.

He wore special inserts in his shoes to make him look taller.

DNA insert

Insert the tab into this slot to close the box.

Select “Insert” from the “Edit” menu.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: insert
he/she/it: inserts
present participle: inserting
past tense: inserted
past participle: inserted
singular: insert
plural: inserts
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