Definitions for: Incorporate

[adj] formed or united into a whole
[v] make into a whole or make part of a whole; "She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal"
[v] unite or merge with something already in existence; "incorporate this document with those pertaining to the same case"
[v] form a corporation; in business
[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"

Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

2. Not incorporated; not existing as a corporation; as, an
incorporate banking association.

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.

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.

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,

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.

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

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