Definition of incorporate in English:

incorporate

Syllabification: in·cor·po·rate

verb

Pronunciation: /inˈkôrpəˌrāt
 
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[with object]
1Take in or contain (something) as part of a whole; include: he has incorporated in his proposals a large number of measures territories that had been incorporated into the Japanese Empire
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  • It was incorporated into the factory's main wastewater treatment scheme.
  • When completed, the balls are incorporated into other objects before they are sold, including trophies and lamp stands.
  • Nine previously unreported markers were incorporated into the integrated map.
Synonyms
absorb, include, subsume, assimilate, integrate, take in, swallow upinclude, contain, comprise, embody, embrace, build in, encompass
1.1Combine (ingredients) into one substance: add the cheeses and butter and process briefly to incorporate them
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  • Fold gently to incorporate ingredients but do not overmix.
  • Let sit two minutes, then whisk to melt and incorporate ingredients.
  • When this is fully incorporated, carefully fold in the rest.
Synonyms
blend, mix, mingle, meld; combine, unite, join
2Constitute (a company, city, or other organization) as a legal corporation.
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  • The defendant corporation was incorporated under, and subsists under, the laws of Ontario and has its head office in the City of Toronto.
  • Typically, the corporate veil is pierced when the company is incorporated for an illegal, fraudulent or improper purpose.
  • But, if the company is incorporated abroad, English liquidators' ability to get in and realise the company's foreign assets will be very limited.

adjective

Pronunciation: /-ˈkôrp(ə)rit
 
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1 another term for incorporated.
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  • The NATO and EU Department is incorporate in the Foreign Department.
  • All communal areas are maintained to an exacting standard and any such costs are incorporate as a set charge in the overall service charges.
2 literary Having a bodily form; embodied.
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  • Paul displays a profound understanding both of the incorporate person of Christ and of the church as the Body of Christ, the corporate vessel.
  • This training has allowed Kathryn the incorporate body/mind medicine concepts.

Origin

late Middle English: from late Latin incorporat- 'embodied', from the verb incorporare, from in- 'into' + Latin corporare 'form into a body' (from corpus, corpor- 'body').

Derivatives

incorporation

Pronunciation: /-ˌkôrpəˈrāSHən/
noun
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  • The point of distinction here is a deeper incorporation of the connections inherent in the web of life.
  • Our trade agreements are good for incorporations but they're not very good for working people around the world.
  • The Government has now changed its policy towards the small company by implying that incorporations have taken place merely to avoid tax.

incorporator

Pronunciation: /-ˌrātər/
noun
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  • The names and addresses of its incorporators.
  • Most recently she was one of eight incorporators who developed the Nursing Career Center of CT, Inc. which began service in January 2001.
  • The eight incorporators of the Nursing Career Center of Connecticut are pleased to announce that the Center was recently incorporated.

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