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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of inserere, from serere 'to join'

insert

1 verb
     
in‧sert1 [transitive]
1 to put something inside or into something else
insert something in/into/between something
His hand shook slightly as he inserted the key into the lock.
2TC to add something to the middle of a document or piece of writing
insert something in/into/between something
His manager inserted a new clause into his contract.
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