• WordNet 3.6
    • adj incorporate formed or united into a whole
    • v incorporate make into a whole or make part of a whole "She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal"
    • v incorporate unite or merge with something already in existence "incorporate this document with those pertaining to the same case"
    • v incorporate form a corporation
    • v incorporate 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"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: There was one U.S. state that no longer exists. In 1784 the U.S. had a state called Franklin, named after Benjamin Franklin. But four years later, it was incorporated into Tennessee.
    • a Incorporate 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 ."
      "A fifteenth part of silver incorporate with gold."
    • Incorporate Not consisting of matter; not having a material body; incorporeal; spiritual. "Moses forbore to speak of angles, and things invisible, and incorporate ."
    • Incorporate Not incorporated; not existing as a corporation; as, an incorporate banking association.
    • Incorporate 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."
    • Incorporate 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.
    • v. i Incorporate 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.""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."
    • Incorporate 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."
    • Incorporate To unite with a material body; to give a material form to; to embody. "The idolaters, who worshiped their images as gods, supposed some spirit to be incorporated therein."
    • Incorporate To unite with, or introduce into, a mass already formed; as, to incorporate copper with silver; -- used with with and into.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • incorporate To form into a body; combine, as different individuals, elements, materials, or ingredients, into one body.
    • incorporate To unite with a body or substance; unite intimately; work in; introduce and combine so as to form a part.
    • incorporate To place in a body; give material form to; incarnate; embody.
    • incorporate To form into a body corporate or politic; constitute as a corporation, with power to act as one person and have perpetual succession; confer corporate rights upon: as, to incorporate a city or a town; to incorporate a bank or a railroad company.
    • incorporate Synonyms and 2. To blend, merge, consolidate.
    • incorporate To unite with another body so as to make a part of it; be mixed, blended, or combined; be worked in: usually followed by with.
    • incorporate Incorporated; united in one body; mixed; conjoined; intimately associated.
    • incorporate Not corporeal; not bodily or material; not having a material body.
    • incorporate Not corporate; not existing as a corporation: as, an incorporate bank.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Incorporate in-kor′po-rāt to form into a body: to combine into one mass, or embody: to unite: to form into a corporation
    • v.i Incorporate to unite into one mass: to become part of another body
    • adj Incorporate united in one body:
    • adj Incorporate (rare) not having a material body
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  • Carl Schurz
    Carl Schurz
    “Consider: if you incorporate those tropical countries with the Republic of the United States, you will have to incorporate their people too.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. incorporatus, p. p. of incorporare, to incorporate; pref. in-, in + corporare, to make into a body. See Corporate


In literature:

But he did not procure the long-desired incorporation.
"The History of Dartmouth College" by Baxter Perry Smith
The Blacksmiths have a long history, dating back to their incorporation by Edward III.
"Memorials of Old London" by Various
To know when there is enough, mix till well incorporated, and then drop.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
It is a private enterprise, for public convenience, with certain monopolistic privileges at the incorporated towns.
"Afloat on the Ohio" by Reuben Gold Thwaites
The Zoological Society originated in 1826, and was incorporated three years later.
"Hampstead and Marylebone" by Geraldine Edith Mitton
The society was incorporated under the State laws Nov. 7, 1891, as the Iowa Equal Suffrage Association.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
Mrs. Catt incorporated the Leslie Woman Suffrage Commission, which has received and expended all monies realized from the estate.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
The Democratic convention in Stockton in 1908 again incorporated the amendment in the platform.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Falls Church is an incorporated town of about eleven hundred inhabitants.
"A Virginia Village" by Charles A. Stewart
The municipal borough, incorporated in 1862, is under a mayor, 6 aldermen and 18 councillors.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 3" by Various

In poetry:

And gazing on thee, sullen tree,
Sick for thy stubborn hardihood,
I seem to fail from out my blood
And grow incorporate into thee.
"In Memoriam A. H. H.: 2" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
The night is as a seal set on men's faces,
On faces fallen of men that take no light,
Nor give light in the deeps of the dark places,
Blind things, incorporate with the body of night.
"Mater Triumphalis" by Algernon Charles Swinburne

In news:

Many of you may not know that there is a new curriculum called Common Core being incorporated into many school systems across the country.
Lakewood Health System in Staples is offering the Centering Pregnancy program, which includes prenatal care that incorporates assessment, education and support for expectant families.
GOCARE Incorporated provides a range of educational programs in Nicaragua.
It's easy to find many poetic forms that incorporate chanting with the use of a refrain.
Tucumcari celebrates the 100th anniversary of the city's incorporation this year.
Hold on to your samplers, for on this edition of New Sounds, you'll hear something from one of Annie Gosfield's crazy new pieces incorporating satellite sounds, static, machine noise and microtonality.
1903 – The Ford Motor Company is incorporated (More info).
Incorporate AV technology into a newly constructed city council chamber s that encourages open government and information sharing with the audience.
I'm not Thai, but if I was, this is how I imagine I'd incorporate Southeast Asian ingredients into an American holiday.
'Florida Town Vies with North Carolina Town over "Oldest Incorporated African-American Municipality".
Supervisory View now incorporates a complete 90-minute timeline view of each channel's playlist.
It wasn't just their crushingly loud interpretation of the blues -- it was how they incorporated myt.
Goldcorp Incorporated (GG) maintained its monthly dividend of 4.5 cents per share.
The index can also incorporate closed-captions for productions in which text takes precedence over image, such as newscasts.
Reader feedback indicates serious concerns about the impact of incorporating access to social media tools in CAD applications.

In science:

More precisely, as our models respect the observed circular velocity profile, the optical component of NGC 2915 is effectively incorporated in the halo.
On the Spiral Structure of NGC 2915 and Dark Matter
This was to be a simple incorporation of essential characteristics.
Spinors in Quantum Geometrical Theory
Because radiation is relativistic, special relativity must be incorporated, a fact that is not so obvious in most laboratory experiments.
Spinors in Quantum Geometrical Theory
Resolution of these differences is essential before incorporating the intrinsically geometrical spinors.
Spinors in Quantum Geometrical Theory
The simplest model that incorporates the rule of preferential attachment was originally introduced by Barab´asi and Albert .
Average path length in random networks