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.
(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,Daniel.
And to incorporate with right so far
As it might come to seem
the same in show.
(In*cor"po*ra`ted) a. United in one body; formed into a corporation; made a legal entity.
(In*cor`po*ra"tion) n. [L. incorporatio: cf. F. incorporation.]
1. The act of incorporating, or the state of being incorporated.
2. The union of different ingredients in one mass; mixture; combination; synthesis.
3. The union of something with a body already existing; association; intimate union; assimilation; as, the
incorporation of conquered countries into the Roman republic.
4. (Law) (a) The act of creating a corporation. (b) A body incorporated; a corporation.
(In*cor"po*ra*tive) a. Incorporating or tending to incorporate; as, the incorporative languages
(as of the Basques, North American Indians, etc. ) which run a whole phrase into one word.
History demonstrates that incorporative unions are solid and permanent; but that a federal union is weak.W. Belsham.
(In*cor"po*ra`tor) n. One of a number of persons who gets a company incorporated; one of
the original members of a corporation.
(In`cor*po"re*al) a. [Pref. in- not + corporeal: cf. L. incorporeus. Cf. Incorporal.]
1. Not corporeal; not having a material body or form; not consisting of matter; immaterial.
Thus incorporeal spirits to smaller formsMilton.
Reduced their shapes immense.
Sense and perception must necessarily proceed from some incorporeal substance within us.Bentley.
2. (Law) Existing only in contemplation of law; not capable of actual visible seizin or possession; not
being an object of sense; intangible; opposed to corporeal.
Incorporeal hereditament. See under Hereditament.
Syn. Immaterial; unsubstantial; bodiless; spiritual.