incorporate

incorporate
incorporate (v.) late 14c., "to put (something) into the body or substance of (something else)," from L.L. incorporatus, pp. of incorporare "unite into one body," from L. in- "into, in, on, upon" (see IN- (Cf. in-) (2)) + corpus (gen. corporis) "body" (see CORPOREAL (Cf. corporeal)). Meaning "to legally form a body politic" is from 1460s. Related: Incorporated; incorporating.

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  • incorporate — in·cor·po·rate /in kȯr pə ˌrāt/ vb rat·ed, rat·ing vt 1: to unite with something else to form a whole incorporate the agreement into the divorce 2: to form (as a business) into a legal corporation 3: to include (rights guaranteed by the Bill …   Law dictionary

  • incorporate — in‧cor‧po‧rate [ɪnˈkɔːpəreɪt ǁ ɔːr ] verb [transitive] 1. COMMERCE LAW if a company is incorporated, it is listed officially as a company by meeting certain legal requirement S which apply in a particular country or a particular state. Companies… …   Financial and business terms

  • Incorporate — In*cor po*rate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incorporated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Incorporating}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To form into a body; to combine, as different ingredients, into one consistent mass. [1913 Webster] By your leaves, you shall not stay alone,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Incorporate — 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Incorporate — In*cor po*rate, a. [L. incorporatus. See {In } not, and {Corporate}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Not consisting of matter; not having a material body; incorporeal; spiritual. [1913 Webster] Moses forbore to speak of angles, and things invisible, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Incorporate — 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. [1913 Webster] Painters colors and ashes do better incorporate will oil. Bacon. [1913 Webster] He never suffers wrong so long …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • incorporate — vb embody, assimilate, *identify Analogous words: merge, blend, fuse, coalesce (see MIX): *unite, com bine, conjoin: consolidate, unify, *compact …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • incorporate — [v] include, combine absorb, add to, amalgamate, assimilate, associate, blend, charter, coalesce, consolidate, cover, dub, embody, form, fuse, gang up*, hook in*, imbibe, integrate, join, link, merge, mix, organize, pool, put together, start,… …   New thesaurus

  • incorporate — ► VERB 1) take in or include as part of a whole. 2) constitute (a company, city, or other organization) as a legal corporation. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ constituted as a legal corporation; incorporated. DERIVATIVES incorporation noun incorporative adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • incorporate — incorporate1 [in kôr′pə rit; ] for v. [, in kôr′pə rāt΄] adj. [ME incorporat < LL incorporatus, pp. of incorporare: see IN 1 & CORPORATE] INCORPORATED vt. incorporated, incorporating [ME incorporaten] …   English World dictionary

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