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incorporate (business sector)

Definition:

to form a corporation

Class:

social verb (politics, social activities, events, etc.)

Past tense:

incorporated

Present participle:

incorporating

3rd-person singular present:

incorporates

Type of:

make

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Etymology:

"to put (something) into the body or substance of (something else)," from Late...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

All senses of incorporate...

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

incorporate | incorporeal [archaic, sense-specific] | incorporated [synonym, sense-specific] | incorporative [adjective, derived]

to include or be included as a part or member of a united whole | to form or cause to form a united whole or mass; merge or blend | to form ... (30 of 586 words, 6 definitions, 9 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/incorporate

Merriam-Webster:

incorporated

united in one body | formed into a legal corporation (9 of 39 words, 2 definitions)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/incorporated

incorporate [entry 1, verb] | incorporated [past tense] | incorporating [present participle] | embody [synonym, sense-specific] | absorb [synonym, sense-specific] | assimilate [synonym, sense-specific] | co-opt [synonym, sense-specific] | integrate [synonym, sense-specific] | break down [antonym, sense-specific] | ...

to unite or work into something already existent so as to form an indistinguishable whole ; to blend or combine thoroughly | to form into a legal ... (26 of 206 words, 5 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/incorporate

American Heritage Dictionary:

incorporate | incorporated [past tense] | incorporating [present participle] | incorporates [3rd-person singular present] | incorporable [adjective, related] | incorporation [noun, related] | incorporative [adjective, related] | incorporator [noun, related]

To unite (one thing) with something else already in existence | To admit as a member to a corporation or similar organization. | To cause to merge or ... (26 of 162 words, 11 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/incorporate

Oxford Dictionary:

incorporate | include [synonym, sense-specific] | embodied [synonym, sense-specific] | incorporation [derived] | incorporator [derived]

take in or contain (something) as part of a whole; include | combine (ingredients) into one substance | constitute (a company, city, or other ... (22 of 146 words, 5 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/incorporate

Random House Dictionary:

incorporate | incorporated [past tense] | incorporating [present participle] | embodied [archaic, synonym, sense-specific]

to form into a legal corporation. | to put or introduce into a body or mass as an integral part or parts. | to take in or include as a part or parts, ... (31 of 142 words, 12 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/incorporate

Wikipedia:

Incorporation [disambiguation]

may refer to: Incorporation (business), the creation of a corporation | Incorporation (association), giving legal form to an association by registering it as a corporation | Incorporation of a place, creation of municipal corporation such as a city or ... (37 of 134 words, 9 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Incorporation

New World Dictionary:

incorporate | incorporated [past tense] | incorporating [present participle] | incorporation [noun, related] | incorporative [adjective, related]

"incorporated" | to combine or join with something already formed; make part of another thing; include; embody | to bring together into a single ... (22 of 126 words, 9 definitions, pronunciations)

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

incorporate | incorporated [past tense] | incorporating [present participle] | incorporates [3rd-person singular present] | incorporation [noun, uncountable, related]

[transitive] to add or include something as a part of something else, for ... | [intransitive/transitive, business] to form a corporation (=a company ... (22 of 106 words, 2 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/incorporate

Wiktionary:

incorporate | incorporated [past tense] | incorporating [present participle] | incorporates [3rd-person singular present] | incorporeal [synonym, sense-specific] | spiritual [synonym, sense-specific]

[transitive] To include (something) as a part. | [transitive] To mix (something in) as an ingredient; to blend | [transitive] To admit as a member of a company | [transitive] To form into a legal company. | [law] In United States constitutional law, to... (40 of 94 words, 7 definitions, 5 usage examples, pronunciations)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/incorporate

Cambridge Dictionary:

incorporate | incorporation [noun, derived]

to include something as part of something larger (8 of 42 words, 3 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/incorporate

Encarta Dictionary:

incorporate | incorporated [past tense] | incorporating [present participle] | incorporates [3rd-person singular present]

to combine something with, or include it within, something already formed, or be combined or included in this way | to combine one thing with another, ... (25 of 182 words, 6 definitions, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861620732​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

incorporate

First use: late 14th century

Origin: "to put (something) into the body or substance of (something else)," from Late Latin incorporatus, past participle of incorporare "unite ... (23 of 44 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=incorporate

Collins Dictionary:

incorporate

First use: 14th century | 16th century

Origin: (in the sense: put into the body of something else): from Late Latin incorporāre to embody, from Latin in-2 + corpus body | ... (26 of 37 etymology words)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/incorporate

American Heritage Dictionary:

incorporate | incorporated [past tense] | incorporating [present participle] | incorporates [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English incorporaten, from Late Latin incorporāre, incorporāt-, to form into a body: Latin in-, causative ... (16 of 27 etymology words)

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Oxford Dictionary:

incorporate

Origin: late Middle English: from late Latin incorporat- "embodied", from the verb incorporare, from in- "into" + Latin corporare ... (18 of 25 etymology words)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/incorporate

New World Dictionary:

incorporate | incorporated [past tense] | incorporating [present participle]

Origin: Middle English incorporat from Late Latin incorporatus, past participle of incorporare: see "in-" and "corporate" | Middle ... (16 of 24 etymology words)

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Merriam-Webster:

incorporate [entry 1, verb] | incorporated [past tense] | incorporating [present participle]

First use: 14th century

Origin: Middle English, from Late Latin incorporatus, past participle of incorporare, from Latin in- + corpor-, corpus body

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/incorporate

Encarta Dictionary:

incorporate | incorporated [past tense] | incorporating [present participle] | incorporates [3rd-person singular present]

First use: 14th century

Origin: late Latin incorporat-, past participle of incorporare "make into a body" from Latin corpus "body"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861620732​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

incorporate | incorporated [past tense] | incorporating [present participle] | incorporates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: Canadian English pronunciation of "incorporate"

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Collins Dictionary:

incorporate

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "incorporate"

Audio 2: North American English pronunciation of ""

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Macmillan American Dictionary:

incorporate | incorporated [past tense] | incorporating [present participle] | incorporates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "incorporate"

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Macmillan British Dictionary:

incorporate | incorporated [past tense] | incorporating [present participle] | incorporates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "incorporate"

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Cambridge Dictionary:

incorporate

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "incorporate"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "incorporate"

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the Free Dictionary:

incorporate

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "incorporate"

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Google Dictionary:

incorporate | incorporated [past tense] | incorporating [present participle] | incorporates [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: English pronunciation of "incorporate"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

incorporate

Audio: North American pronunciation of "incorporate"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=incorp​01 word=incorporate

incorporate

Audio: North American pronunciation of "incorporate"

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YourDictionary Audio:

incorporate

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "incorporate" by speech synthesizer

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