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 Shareholders also approved a proposal to reincorporate Tesla in Texas, from Delaware. Peter Weber, theweek, 14 June 2024 The plaintiffs filed their lawsuit in Delaware, where the company is still incorporated, only hours before Tesla shareholders are set to vote on a proposal to reincorporate the company in Texas after a Delaware court judge voided Musk’s enormous pay package. Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, 13 June 2024 The ruling outraged Musk, who asked shareholders to vote on reincorporating in Texas. William Gavin, Quartz, 13 June 2024 Thibodeau said the Knicks don’t anticipate any unforeseen hurdles in reincorporating Anunoby back into the lineup. Kristian Winfield, New York Daily News, 4 Apr. 2024 Breathing Life Into Eastern Ukraine Ukraine’s coherence as a country and its capacity to one day reincorporate the occupied regions under Russian control depend on the ability of its eastern regions to… Will a Comic Actor Become Ukraine’s Next President? Melinda Haring, Foreign Affairs, 10 June 2024 On June 13, shareholders will vote on a series of proposals, including the re-ratification of Musk’s compensation deal, the reelection of two directors, and a proposal to reincorporate the company in Texas. William Gavin, Quartz, 3 June 2024 In fact, despite Musk’s aversion to marketing, Tesla has even bought ads to persuade shareholders to support Tesla’s move to reincorporate in Texas—and ratify Musk’s record pay package from 2018. Jason Ma, Fortune, 18 May 2024 SpaceX, his aerospace company, filed to reincorporate its business in Texas in February. William Gavin, Quartz, 17 Apr. 2024

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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 17 Jul. 2024.

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