Incorporate meaning

ĭn-kôrpə-rāt
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.

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To unite (one thing) with something else already in existence.

Incorporated the letter into her diary.

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To admit as a member to a corporation or similar organization.
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To cause to merge or combine together into a united whole.
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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.

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To cause to form into a legal corporation.

Incorporate a business.

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To give substance or material form to; embody.
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To become united or combined into an organized body.
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To become or form a legal corporation.

San Antonio incorporated as a city in 1837.

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To move from the head of one phrase to the head of another, forming a new word by affixing onto that head, as in certain languages when a noun object of a verb is affixed to the verb.
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Combined into one united body; merged.
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Formed into a legal corporation.
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To combine or join with something already formed; make part of another thing; include; embody.
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To bring together into a single whole; merge.
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To admit into a corporation or association as a member.
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To form (individuals or units) into a legally organized group that acts as one individual; form into a corporation.
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To give substantial, material, or physical form to.
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To unite or combine into a single whole; be combined or merged.
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To form a corporation.
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To form a business corporation.
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To include or merge something into something else.
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To include (something) as a part.

The design of his house incorporates a spiral staircase.

To incorporate another's ideas into one's work.

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To mix (something in) as an ingredient; to blend.

Incorporate air into the mixture.

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To admit as a member of a company.
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To form into a legal company.

The company was incorporated in 1980.

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(US, law) To include (another clause or guarantee of the US constitution) as a part (of the Fourteenth Amendment, such that the clause binds not only the federal government but also state governments).
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To form into a body; to combine, as different ingredients, into one consistent mass.
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To unite with a material body; to give a material form to; to embody.
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Not consisting of matter; not having a material body; incorporeal; spiritual.
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Not incorporated; not existing as a corporation.

An incorporate banking association.

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Francis Bacon.

A fifteenth part of silver incorporate with gold.

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Origin of incorporate

  • Middle English incorporaten from Late Latin incorporāre incorporāt- to form into a body Latin in- causative pref. in–2 Latin corpus corpor- body corpus

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition