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

transitive + intransitive

: to incorporate again: such as
: 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
: 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
reincorporation noun
plural reincorporations
The reincorporation, which will merge the existing company into a new, wholly owned subsidiary, was approved … Kaija Wilkinson

Examples of reincorporate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the end of this year, COVAX will be reincorporated into Gavi. Alice Park, Time, 24 July 2023 The College Board then revised the curriculum yet again, reincorporating some concepts and apologizing for its handling of the dispute. Ana Goñi-Lessan, USA TODAY, 21 July 2023 The cores could also help clarify how well the mantle is mixed, reincorporating ingredients from the continental crust that is drawn back into Earth’s interior at deep ocean trenches. Bypaul Voosen,, 25 May 2023 Metro’s next rail cars to be built at new $70 million Maryland plant Metro, meanwhile, continues to reincorporate all of its 7000-series cars into passenger service under a plan that requires regular wheel screenings. Justin George, Washington Post, 11 May 2023 Josh Johnson’s special #(Hashtag) is a canny encapsulation of both of those things, the best representation so far of a comedy special that attempts to bridge what just happened with an effort to reincorporate that experience into the rest of life. Kathryn Vanarendonk, Vulture, 8 July 2021 Often, shops that lose their licenses shut down, legally transfer their firearm inventory to other sellers, or reincorporate with new ownership. Nick Penzenstadler, USA TODAY, 30 Mar. 2023 Leftover bones are then ground up in separate machines and reincorporated with the ashes. Eric Lach, The New Yorker, 4 Mar. 2023 Use a fresh jar or reincorporate any oil that has separated in the jar by heating the butter and stirring until smooth. Jessie Sheehan, Washington Post, 7 Dec. 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1600, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reincorporate was circa 1600

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“Reincorporate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2023.

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