What does the word inclusive mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Inclusiveness.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Inclusively.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Including the things mentioned; embracing; comprising.

Usage examples for inclusive

  1. If not an American literature- not national and not inclusive of all sides of American life- it was, at all events, a genuine New England literature and true to the spirit of its section. – Brief History of English and American Literature by Henry A. Beers
  2. He was a new young lawyer from the East that had just come to Red Gap, highly ambitious and full of devices for showing that parties couldn't have been in their right mind when they committed the deed- see the State against Jamstucker, New York Reports Number 23, pages 19 to 78 inclusive. – Somewhere in Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  3. Once fairly vested with that authority, he drew up a list of the cavalry and heavy infantry which the several states were capable of furnishing as their quota, with the result that his cavalry, inclusive of allies, numbered more than eight thousand, while his infantry force was computed at not less than twenty thousand; and his light troops would have been a match for those of the whole world- the mere enumeration of their cities would be a labour in itself. – Hellenica by Xenophon