What does incorporate mean?

Definitions for incorporateɪnˈkɔr pəˌreɪt; -pər ɪt, -prɪt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word incorporate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. incorporate, incorporated, integrated, merged, unified(verb)

    formed or united into a whole

  2. integrate, incorporate(verb)

    make into a whole or make part of a whole

    "She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal"

  3. incorporate, contain, comprise(verb)

    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"

  4. incorporate(verb)

    form a corporation

  5. incorporate(verb)

    unite or merge with something already in existence

    "incorporate this document with those pertaining to the same case"


  1. incorporate(Verb)

    To include (something) as a part.

    The design of his house incorporates a spiral staircase.

  2. incorporate(Verb)

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

    Incorporate air into the mixture.

  3. incorporate(Verb)

    To admit as a member of a company

  4. incorporate(Verb)

    To form into a legal company.

    The company was incorporated in 1980,

  5. incorporate(Verb)

    In United States constitutional law, to make the powers of the states be limited by the Bill of Rights

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incorporate(adj)

    not consisting of matter; not having a material body; incorporeal; spiritual

  2. Incorporate(adj)

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

  3. Incorporate(adj)

    corporate; incorporated; made one body, or united in one body; associated; mixed together; combined; embodied

  4. Incorporate(verb)

    to form into a body; to combine, as different ingredients. into one consistent mass

  5. Incorporate(verb)

    to unite with a material body; to give a material form to; to embody

  6. Incorporate(verb)

    to unite with, or introduce into, a mass already formed; as, to incorporate copper with silver; -- used with with and into

  7. Incorporate(verb)

    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

  8. Incorporate(verb)

    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

  9. Incorporate(verb)

    to unite in one body so as to make a part of it; to be mixed or blended; -- usually followed by with

  10. Origin: [L. incorporatus. See In- not, and Corporate.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Incorporate

    in-kor′po-rāt, v.t. to form into a body: to combine into one mass, or embody: to unite: to form into a corporation.—v.i. to unite into one mass: to become part of another body.—adj. united in one body: (rare) not having a material body.—n. Incorporā′tion, act of incorporating: state of being incorporated: formation of a legal or political body: an association: (gram.) polysynthesis.—adjs. Incor′porative, characterised by grammatical incorporation—also Polysynthetic; Incorpō′real, Incor′poral (Shak.), not having a body: spiritual: intangible.—ns. Incorpō′realism, Incorporē′ity, Incorporeal′ity.—adv. Incorpō′really.

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'incorporate' in Verbs Frequency: #451


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of incorporate in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of incorporate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nicolas Hulot:

    We will close a window that was giving the possibility to incorporate palm oil in biofuels.

  2. Jenna Stangland:

    Twenty-five grams a day is a good estimate or a good guideline to follow in trying to incorporate it into what we are eating.

  3. Angela Lee:

    Growing up with my dad, I was able to learn all those styles and incorporate them into the new style of MMA that is fought today.

  4. Spencer Brown:

    Cruise lines have made quantum leaps when it comes to designing and building ships that incorporate environmentally-friendly practices.

  5. Sunseap Managing Director Frank Phuan:

    We expect a ripple effect for organizations in Singapore to incorporate sustainability practices in their businesses, especially for listed companies.

Images & Illustrations of incorporate

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Translations for incorporate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • دمجArabic
  • integrieren, enthalten, einverleiben, inkorporieren, beinhalten, einbinden, hinzufügen, gründenGerman
  • ενσωματώνωGreek
  • sekoittaa, sisällyttääFinnish
  • incorporerFrench
  • cochorpagheyManx
  • menggabungkanIndonesian
  • incorporareItalian
  • 통합Korean
  • komokomoMāori
  • inlijven, inbouwenDutch
  • включа́ть, включи́ть, включатьRussian
  • vključevati, vključitiSlovene
  • legera, införliva, blanda, inkorporera, lägga till, arbeta in, korporation, inlemma, uppta, innefattaSwedish
  • kurmak, içermek, dahil etmek, ihtiva etmek, kapsamak, katmakTurkish

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