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My dictionary lists the following verbs as synonyms for "include":

  1. activities include sports and drama incorporate, comprise, encompass, cover, embrace, involve, take in, number, contain; consist of, be made up of, be composed of; formal comprehend. antonym exclude.

  2. don't forget to include the cost of repairs allow for, count, take into account, take into consideration. antonym omit, leave out.

But I need a NOUN not a verb.

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Um, look under inclusion? – RegDwigнt Mar 14 '11 at 15:24
I changed noun to nominalized, which means converted to a noun. – Jimi Oke Mar 14 '11 at 15:28
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Three nominalized synonyms or noun synonyms that sprung to mind:


The above examples, however, only work for the second definition of include in your quote, which means to take into account.

For the first sense of the word (to incorporate, comprise), you could try the following:

component • constituent • element • member • unit • item • ingredient • part • activity • type, etc.

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Thank you. That set me on the right path. "Addition" was the word I was trying to recall. "Extra" is another one that works. And I think I will go with "extras." – Joshua Robison Mar 14 '11 at 16:01
@Joshua: Indeed, I contemplated including extra initially, but now that you mention it, I will take the liberty to include it!! – Jimi Oke Mar 14 '11 at 16:04
+1 for figuring out what was being asked and answering it. I myself read the question and bowed out. – Robusto Mar 14 '11 at 16:53
I'm doing translation work for a hotel and needed to get the wording right. I came up with "all extras included." I needed to use "included" and it would have been strange to say "all included stuff included." Great help Jimi. – Joshua Robison Mar 14 '11 at 16:54
@Robusto and Joshua: Thanks for the compliments. – Jimi Oke Mar 15 '11 at 12:48

"Include" is a verb. Its corresponding/derived noun is "inclusion". A word with similar meaning is "incorporation" [ =To unite (one thing) with something else already in existence ] (but it's not a synonym).

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