integrate verb

1 combine two things

ADV. closely, tightly, well They called for the defence system to be more closely integrated. | completely, fully, seamlessly, thoroughly | properly | successfully The department has successfully integrated new ideas into the traditional course structure.

PREP. into The results should be integrated into the final report. | with This computer program can be integrated with existing programs.

PHRASES highly integrated (= with many different parts working successfully together) a highly integrated approach to planning | poorly integrated

2 mix with other people

ADV. well The lower primary pupils are well integrated into the life of the school. | completely, fully | quickly

PREP. into They soon became fully integrated into the local community. | with They didn't integrate with the other children.