in·​cor·​po·​rat·​ed | \ in-ˈkȯr-pə-ˌrā-təd How to pronounce incorporated (audio) \

Definition of incorporated

1 : united in one body
2 : formed into a legal corporation

Examples of incorporated in a Sentence

The company is incorporated in the state of Delaware.
Recent Examples on the Web Rogers is widely credited with helping to secure funding that improved the roads and water system of the oldest Black incorporated municipality in the country. Lisa Maria Garza,, "Ronald Rogers, ‘ambassador for the Washington Shores community,’ dies at 69," 4 Dec. 2020 Butter in particular can cling to the sides of the bowl, so take a second to help it get incorporated. Washington Post, "7 smart tips for baking better cookies," 1 Dec. 2020 Additionally, the Tor Project, which manages the code behind the network, is an incorporated not for profit in the United States and traces both its intellectual origins and a large portion of its financial resources to the US government. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, "Does Tor provide more benefit or harm? New paper says it depends," 30 Nov. 2020 To create that experience, Sass incorporated details inspired by historic references — without trying to re-create a period. Kim Palmer, Star Tribune, "Creating a modern-day owners' suite in an old Minneapolis house," 20 Nov. 2020 At its start, basketball used nine players and incorporated rules from sports such as field hockey, soccer and American football. Brett Molina, USA TODAY, "Google Doodle honors James Naismith, the inventor of basketball," 15 Jan. 2021 Add vanilla and powdered sugar, stirring until both are completely incorporated to make a silky, smooth icing. Judy Walker,, "New Orleans food blogger shares 'Recipes My Daddy Never Wrote Down' in her new cookbook," 12 Jan. 2021 Sift pastry flour and add half of it to the mixer until almost incorporated, then add the other half. Sharyn Jackson, Star Tribune, "7 Minnesota pastry chefs teach you how to make the perfect pie," 18 Nov. 2020 Last, stir in the egg yolks until incorporated and golden. Christian Reynoso,, "This bright seafood souffle is a celebratory meal to raise spirits for New Year’s," 29 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of incorporated

1599, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of incorporated was in 1599

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3 Feb 2021

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“Incorporated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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: formed into a legal corporation in the U.S.

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