tight-knit
integrated integrated adj. 1. Formed or united into a whole.

Syn: incorporate, incorporated, merged, unified. [WordNet 1.5]

2. Formed into a whole or introduced into another entity; as, an integrated Europe. Opposite of {nonintegrated}. [Narrower terms: {coordinated}, {interconnected}, {unified}; {embedded}; {incorporated}; {tight-knit}, {tightly knit}]

a more closely integrated economic and political system --Dwight D. Eisenhower [WordNet 1.5]

3. Having different groups treated together as equals in one group; as, racially integrated schools. [Narrower terms: {co-ed, coeducational}; {desegrated, nonsegregated, unsegregated}; {interracial}; {mainstreamed}] Also See: {integrative}, {joint}, {united}. Antonym: {segregated}. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

4. Resembling a living organism in organization or development. [Narrower terms: {organic} (vs. inorganic)]

Syn: structured. [WordNet 1.5]

5. combined. Opposite of {uncombined}. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

6. having constituent parts mixed to form a single unit. Opposite of {unmixed}. [Narrower terms: {blended[2]}]

Syn: amalgamated, intermingled, mixed. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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