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Meaning of INCORPORATE

Pronunciation:  [adj]in'korpurit, [v]in'korpu`reyt, in'korpurit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  formed or united into a whole
  2. [v]  make into a whole or make part of a whole; "She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal"
  3. [v]  unite or merge with something already in existence; "incorporate this document with those pertaining to the same case"
  4. [v]  form a corporation; in business
  5. [v]  include or contain; have as a component; "A totally new idea is comprised in this paper"; "The record contains many old songs from the 1930's"
 

INCORPORATE is a 11 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: comprise, contain, incorporated, integrate, integrated, merged, unified, united
 
 Antonyms: disintegrate
 
 See Also: build in, combine, compound, create, fold, gather in, include, make, re-incorporate, reintegrate, take in

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \In*cor"po*rate\, a. [L. incorporatus. See {In-}
    not, and {Corporate}.]
    1. Not consisting of matter; not having a material body;
       incorporeal; spiritual.
    
             Moses forbore to speak of angles, and things
             invisible, and incorporate.           --Sir W.
                                                   Raleigh.
    
    2. Not incorporated; not existing as a corporation; as, an
       incorporate banking association.
    
    
  2. \In*cor"po*rate\, a. [L. incorporatus, p. p. of
    incorporare to incorporate; pref. in- in + corporare to make
    into a body. See {Corporate}.]
    Corporate; incorporated; made one body, or united in one
    body; associated; mixed together; combined; embodied.
    
          As if our hands, our sides, voices, and minds Had been
          incorporate.                             --Shak.
    
          A fifteenth part of silver incorporate with gold.
                                                   --Bacon.
    
    
  3. \In*cor"po*rate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
    {Incorporated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Incorporating}.]
    1. To form into a body; to combine, as different ingredients.
       into one consistent mass.
    
             By your leaves, you shall not stay alone, Till holy
             church incorporate two in one.        --Shak.
    
    2. To unite with a material body; to give a material form to;
       to embody.
    
             The idolaters, who worshiped their images as golds,
             supposed some spirit to be incorporated therein.
                                                   --Bp.
                                                   Stillingfleet.
    
    3. To unite with, or introduce into, a mass already formed;
       as, to incorporate copper with silver; -- used with with
       and into.
    
    4. To unite intimately; to blend; to assimilate; to combine
       into a structure or organization, whether material or
       mental; as, to incorporate provinces into the realm; to
       incorporate another's ideas into one's work.
    
             The Romans did not subdue a country to put the
             inhabitants to fire and sword, but to incorporate
             them into their own community.        --Addison.
    
    5. To form into a legal body, or body politic; to constitute
       into a corporation recognized by law, with special
       functions, rights, duties and liabilities; as, to
       incorporate a bank, a railroad company, a city or town,
       etc.
    
    
  4. \In*cor"po*rate\, v. i.
    To unite in one body so as to make a part of it; to be mixed
    or blended; -- usually followed by with.
    
          Painters' colors and ashes do better incorporate will
          oil.                                     --Bacon.
    
          He never suffers wrong so long to grow, And to
          incorporate with right so far As it might come to seem
          the same in show.                        --Daniel.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
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