in·te·grate / ˈintiˌgrāt/ • v. [tr.] 1. combine (one thing) with another so that they become a whole: transportation planning should be integrated with energy policy. ∎ combine (two things) so that they become a whole: the problem of integrating the two approaches. ∎ [intr.] (of a thing) combine with another to form a whole: the stone will blend with the environment and integrate into the landscape. 2. bring into equal participation in or membership of society or an institution or body: integrating children with special needs into ordinary schools. ∎ [intr.] come into equal participation in or membership of society or an institution or body: she was anxious to integrate well into her husband's family. 3. desegregate (a school, neighborhood, etc.), esp. racially: there was a national campaign under way to integrate the lunch counters | [intr.] cities' efforts to integrate across urban-suburban lines. 4. Math. find the integral of. DERIVATIVES: in·te·gra·bil·i·ty / ˌintigrəˈbilitē/ n. in·te·gra·ble / -grəbəl/ adj.