from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Formed into a corporation; incorporated: the corporate companies of industrial America.
- adj. Of or relating to a corporation: corporate assets; corporate culture.
- adj. United or combined into one body; collective: made a corporate effort to finish the job.
- adj. Of or relating to a corporative government or political system.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. of, or relating to a corporation.
- n. A bond issued by a corporation
- v. To become incorporated.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Formed into a body by legal enactment; united in an association, and endowed by law with the rights and liabilities of an individual; incorporated.
- adj. Belonging to a corporation or incorporated body.
- adj. United; general; collectively one.
- transitive v. To incorporate.
- intransitive v. To become incorporated.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To incorporate; embody.
- To become united or be incorporated.
- United in a body in the legal sense, as a number of individuals who are empowered to transact business as an individual; legally incorporated; constituting a corporation: as, a corporate assembly or society; a corporate town.
- Of or pertaining to a corporation; belonging to an organized community: as, corporate rights or possessions.
- In general, of or relating to any body of persons or individuals united in a company or community; common; collective.
- Forming or being a body of any kind; embodied; combined as a whole.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. organized and maintained as a legal corporation
- adj. done by or characteristic of individuals acting together
- adj. of or belonging to a corporation
- adj. possessing or existing in bodily form
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