To set within something; to put or thrust in; to introduce; to cause to enter, or be included, or contained; as, to insert a scion in a stock; to insert a letter, word, or passage in a composition; to insert an advertisement in a newspaper.
- To put or set into, between, or among: inserted the key in the lock. See Synonyms at introduce.
- To put or introduce into the body of something; interpolate: insert an illustration into a text.
- To place into an orbit, trajectory, or stream.
- Something inserted or intended for insertion, as a picture or chart into written material.