insert insert  /ɪn ˈsɜrt/


  1. (n) a folded section placed between the leaves of another publication
  2. (n) an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted
  3. (n) (broadcasting) a local announcement inserted into a network program
  4. (n) (film) a still picture that is introduced and that interrupts the action of a film
  5. (v) put or introduce into something
  6. (v) introduce
  7. (v) fit snugly into
  8. (v) insert casually

Derived Word(s)


  1. The Morning Program has more conventional features as well: celebrity interviews, daily health tips, movie reviews and short news inserts.
  2. A week later, they insert a pacemaker-like device in the chest, thread wires under the skin and connect them to the ones in the brain.
  3. PTI accepts - and also produces - a wide variety of special inserts and units, which can maximize the impact and reach of any campaign.


  1. Billy Ray Cyrus’ wife Tish files for divorce

    Insert “achy breaky heart” joke here: Billy Ray Cyrus’ wife has filed for divorce from the country singer after 19 years of marriage. Court records show Tish Finley Cyrus filed Thursday in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences. She’s seeking custody of their 13-year-old son and spousal support.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

  2. INSERTING and REPLACING STOP Foodborne Illness Group Visits California Leafy Greens Farms

    Insert after ninth graph, first sentence of release: To read a blog post about this tour written by Ryan Talley, LGMA Chairman, click here:
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Insert Coin: BubblePod clockwork turntable lets your phone capture 360-degree images

    In Insert Coin , we look at an exciting new tech project that requires funding before it can hit production. If you'd like to pitch a project, please send us a tip with "Insert Coin" as the subject line. The problem with capturing panoramic stills with your phone is that you need to keep a steady motion when panning around, but we all know that only a robot can perform such feat perfectly. That ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Engadget


  1. The package will set a "new higher standard of accountability, transparency and oversight. We are going to ban all earmarks, the process by which individual members insert projects without review," Obama said. "We're not having earmarks in...
    on Jan 6, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  2. "I am the first to think that sometimes discussions are long, that to insert a paragraph in a communique is exhausting," Sarkozy said at the end of three days of meetings. "We end these summits empty, tired, but it's our duty to participate."
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: The Associated Press

  3. "They're just trying to take safety measures," Bowa said. "I prefer to wear an insert. With an ear flap, I would definitely think it would be a hindrance, it would get in the way."
    on Nov 7, 2007 By: Larry Bowa Source: USA Today

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