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INCORPORATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does incorporate mean? 

INCORPORATE (adjective)
  The adjective INCORPORATE has 1 sense:

1. formed or united into a whole

  Familiarity information: INCORPORATE used as an adjective is very rare.


INCORPORATE (verb)
  The verb INCORPORATE has 4 senses:

1. make into a whole or make part of a whole
2. include or contain; have as a component
3. form a corporation
4. unite or merge with something already in existence

  Familiarity information: INCORPORATE used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


INCORPORATE (adjective)


Sense 1incorporate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Formed or united into a whole

Synonyms:

incorporate; incorporated; integrated; merged; unified

Similar:

united (characterized by unity; being or joined into a single entity)


INCORPORATE (verb)


Sense 1incorporate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make into a whole or make part of a whole

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

incorporate; integrate

Context example:

She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal

Hypernyms (to "incorporate" is one way to...):

combine; compound (combine so as to form a whole; mix)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "incorporate"):

fold (incorporate a food ingredient into a mixture by repeatedly turning it over without stirring or beating)

reintegrate (integrate again)

build in (make something an integral part of something else)

re-incorporate (incorporate again or anew)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something PP


Sense 2incorporate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Include or contain; have as a component

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

contain; incorporate; comprise

Context examples:

A totally new idea is comprised in this paper / The record contains many old songs from the 1930's

Hypernyms (to "incorporate" is one way to...):

include (have as a part, be made up out of)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s something
Somebody ----s something PP


Sense 3incorporate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Form a corporation

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Hypernyms (to "incorporate" is one way to...):

create; make (make or cause to be or to become)

Domain category:

business; business sector (business concerns collectively)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


Sense 4incorporate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Unite or merge with something already in existence

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Context example:

incorporate this document with those pertaining to the same case

Hypernyms (to "incorporate" is one way to...):

gather in; take in (fold up)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


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