in·cor·po·rate /ɪnˈkɔrpəˌret/ 及物動詞
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.
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. Raleigh.
2. Not incorporated; not existing as a corporation; as, an incorporate banking association.
In·cor·po·rate, a. 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. --Bacon.
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 gods, supposed some spirit to be incorporated therein. --Bp. Stillingfleet.
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, etc.
adj : formed or united into a whole [syn: incorporated, integrated,
v 1: make into a whole or make part of a whole; "She incorporated
his suggestions into her proposal" [syn: integrate]
2: 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" [syn: contain, comprise]
3: form a corporation
4: unite or merge with something already in existence;
"incorporate this document with those pertaining to the