reincorporate

verb re·in·cor·po·rate \ (ˌ)rē-in-ˈkȯr-pə-ˌrāt \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reincorporate

reincorporated; reincorporating
transitive + intransitive
: 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

reincorporation

play \(ˌ)rē-in-ˌkȯr-pə-ˈrā-shən\ 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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