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 History of this Word

"insert" is from "inserere" (in, in + serere, to join), spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.

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grammar is verb

screw is a type of "insert"

"insert" is a type of action word, "interiarize", "thrust"

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Meaning 2

Definition

Putting something inside something else. Something becomes located inside something else. Done by someone or something that can produce action. What is put inside and what it is put inside of can be almost anything.

Examples of how the word is used

insert illustration Insert coin here.
insert illustration Once inserted, tighten the screw on the top bracket until it is secure.