re·​in·​cor·​po·​rate | \ (ˌ)rē-in-ˈkȯr-pə-ˌrāt How to pronounce reincorporate (audio) \
reincorporated; reincorporating

Definition of reincorporate

: to incorporate again: such as
a : to form or cause (something or someone) to form a corporation again U.S. companies reincorporate abroad … to avoid paying U.S. taxes.— Peter Beinart … he even reincorporated the company as a public benefit corporation, which legally requires it to prioritize its effects on society as much as its profitability.— Deborah Aarts
b : to become part of or cause (someone or something) to become part of a group or whole again … the non-Russian republics who did not want Russia to assert later that it had the right to reincorporate those republics into the Russian empire.— Edmund Haislmaier … had been invited by the command to discuss how the rebels could reincorporate into civilian life.— Douglas Farah Many experts advocate … gradually reincorporating some of the foods you've eliminated so you can see how they make you feel.— Stephanie Eckelkamp After the cooking is done, let the breasts sit at room temperature for five minutes before serving so that the natural juices can reincorporate into the meat.— Bruce Weinstein also : to blend or combine again Using your ladle, stir the batter to reincorporate the cornstarch, which has a tendency to settle on the bottom of the bowl. — Jennifer Aranas

Other Words from reincorporate

reincorporation \ (ˌ)rē-​in-​ˌkȯr-​pə-​ˈrā-​shən How to pronounce reincorporation (audio) \ noun, plural reincorporations
The reincorporation, which will merge the existing company into a new, wholly owned subsidiary, was approved … — Kaija Wilkinson

First Known Use of reincorporate

circa 1600, in the meaning defined above

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“Reincorporate.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 21 January 2020.

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