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Incorporate (introduce something into another thing already in existence) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's absolutely essential words for the GRE, which includes 300 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.

The word incorporate and its family (incorporated, incorporates, incorporating, incorporation) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the adjective incorporate

What does incorporate mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. formed or united into a whole

Definition of the verb incorporate

What does incorporate mean as a doing word?

Incorporate is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

verb - inflections: incorporated | incorporating | incorporates

  1. make into a whole or make part of a whole
    • example: She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formulaVerbs with the same syntax
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Patient, plural]A new firm will integrate their ice cream production lines | Herman mixed the eggsVerbs of Combining: couple, integrate, match, overlap
      [Agent - being or machine] [Verb] [Patient 1] into / to / with [Patient 2]Diabetics can now incorporate sugar into their desserts
      [Patient, plural] [Verb] [Adverb]Eggs mix well | The pieces interconnect easily | These computers connected well
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] [Adverb] with [Patient 2]Folk songs alternate well with pop songs
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] with [Patient 2]Ice cream integrates with desserts
      [Agent - being or abstract] [Verb] [Patient, plural]Herman connected the computers | The merger associated the two companiesVerbs of Combining: affiliate, associate, compare, confederate, confuse, conjoin, entangle, identity, integrate, muddle, pair, team, total
      [Agent - being or abstract] [Verb] [Patient 1] with [Patient 2]The merger associated company A with company B
      [Patient, plural] [Verb] [Adverb]Eggs mix well | The pieces interconnect easily | These computers connected well
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] [Adverb] with [Patient 2]Folk songs alternate well with pop songs
      [Patient 1 - concrete object] [Verb] with [Patient 2]Company A associated with Company B
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • synonym of incorporate: integrate
    • more generic words: combine / compound = combine so as to form a whole
    • more specific terms:
      • 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
  2. include or contain; have as a component
    • lexical domain: Stative - verbs of being, having, spatial relations
    • synonyms of incorporate: comprise / contain
    • more generic word: include = have as a part, be made up out of
  3. form a corporation
  4. unite or merge with something already in existence
    • example: incorporate this document with those pertaining to the same case
    • syntax: the same syntax as for the sense 1
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic terms: gather in / take in = fold up

Alternative definition of the verb incorporate

verb

  1. [transitive] To include (something) as a part.
  2. [transitive] To mix (something in) as an ingredient; to blend
  3. [transitive] To admit as a member of a company
  4. [transitive] To form into a legal company.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for incorporate

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Google previewRevelation 9/11 The Seventh Plague (2007)

36 Facts That Prove the Attack on the World Trade Center Was Foretold in the Bible's Book of Revelation by Larry Ammons

The word incorporate means to combine into one group. The World Trade Center was a financial and commercially incorporated municipality with its own incorporated government. It had corporate rules that governed the trade of twenty eight ...

Google previewWyman's Gardening Encyclopedia (1986)

by Donald Wyman

A Incorporate Lettuce Betasan 5-6 lbs. A,B Primarily grass control Kerb 1-2 lbs. A-B Incorporate after application IPC 6 lbs. A,B,C,E Lettuce should have 4 leaves for E Onions CIPC 8 lbs. C,D,E Warm weather, mostly above 6o° F. CIPC 6 lbs.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Of Back Pain (2016)

by J Mathis

The administration plans may incorporate eating routine though the calories are set by patient's metabolic requests. The specialist may expand fiber admission, and also constrain liquids. Extra treatment or administration may incorporate hot ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forms and Precedents for Pleading and Practice (1899)

At Common Law, in Equity, and Under the Various Codes and Practice Acts

That the General Assembly of North Carolina, in the year 1855, passed an act, entitled, “An Act to incorporate the Greenville and French Broad Railroad Company,” which was ratified on the 13th day of February, 1855, and is printed in the laws ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Language of Shakspeare (1868)

by Swynfen Jervis

INCORPORATE. Incorporated; associated; conjunctive. No, it is Casca; one incorporate To ...

Google previewDictionary of Witchcraft (2014)

by David Pickering

Some witches insisted thatafigure hadto incorporate certainmagically potent ingredients,such as soil froma fresh ...

Google previewJohnson and Walker's Critical Pronouncing Dictionary and Expositor of the English Language (1862)

by Samuel Johnson, John Walker

To INCORPORATE, iu-kor'po-ratc, r. a. to mingle different ingredients so as they shall make one body or mass; to conjoin inseparably, ...

Google previewDictionary of Terms and Phrases Used in American Or English Jurisprudence (1879)

by Benjamin Vaughan Abbott

INCORPORATE. To form or unite in one body. Incorporation : the act of bringing several elements into one body; the legislative act of uniting natural persons in one artificial one. Incorporated: constituted as one; formed into one body; made a ...

Google previewThe American and English Encyclopedia of Law (1893)

by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland

'7 s- E- ReP- 379- The title, "An act to incorporate the bank of F.," is sufficient to support a provision that the bank may join in one action all parties to a note or bill given to be negotiated or actually negotiated in that bank. Davis v. Bank of ...

Google previewAn American Dictionary of the English Language (1841)

First Edition in Octavo, Containing the Whole Vocabulary of the Quarto, with Corrections, Improvements, and Several Thousand Additional Words; to which is Prefixed an Introductory Dissertation ... by Noah Webster

To mix and embody one substance in another; as, to incorporate ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

INCORPORATE. Wheresoever they rested, remaining inconverted, and possessing one point of the compass, whilst the wind perhaps had passed the two and thirty. Sir Thomas Brown. Vulgar Errours, book iii. ch. !t. It entereth not the veins, but ...

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Usage statistics about incorporate

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb incorporate:

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You jot down ideas, memories, whatever, concerning your real life that somehow parallels the character you're playing, and you incorporate that in your scene work. (Chris Cooper)
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Scrabble value of I1N1C3O1R1P3O1R1A1T1E1

The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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