- The definition of incorporate is united as one.
An example of incorporate is classroom decoration with many types of religious and non-religious holiday decorations on the walls.
- Incorporate is defined as to work into something that already exists, or to become a corporation.
- An example of incorporate is to blend orange into a painting of primary colors.
- An example of incorporate is to make a restaurant chain have the legal status of a corporation.
incorporate definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English incorporat ; from Late Latin incorporatus, past participle of incorporare: see in- and amp; corporate
- to combine or join with something already formed; make part of another thing; include; embody
- to bring together into a single whole; merge
- to admit into a corporation or association as a member
- to form (individuals or units) into a legally organized group that acts as one individual; form into a corporation
- to give substantial, material, or physical form to
Origin: ME incorporaten
- to unite or combine into a single whole; be combined or merged
- to form a corporation
Origin: Classical Latin incorporatus: see in- and amp; corporate
incorporate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb in·cor·po·rat·ed, in·cor·po·rat·ing, in·cor·po·rates verb, transitive
- To unite (one thing) with something else already in existence: incorporated the letter into her diary.
- To admit as a member to a corporation or similar organization.
- To cause to merge or combine together into a united whole.
- To cause to form into a legal corporation: incorporate a business.
- To give substance or material form to; embody.
- Linguistics To cause (a word, for example) to undergo noun incorporation.
- To become united or combined into an organized body.
- To become or form a legal corporation: San Antonio incorporated as a city in 1837.
- Linguistics To be formed by or allow formation by noun incorporation.
- Combined into one united body; merged.
- Formed into a legal corporation.
Origin: Middle English incorporaten, from Late Latin incorporāre, incorporāt-, to form into a body : Latin in-, causative pref.; see in-2 + Latin corpus, corpor-, body; see corpus.
- in·corˈpo·ra·ble adjective
- in·corˌpo·raˈtion noun
- in·corˈpo·raˌtive adjective
- in·corˈpo·raˌtor noun
incorporate - Business Definition
incorporate - Investment & Finance Definition
incorporate - Legal Definition
- To form a business corporation.
- To include or merge something into something else.