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Contain vs. Incorporate

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Containverb

(transitive) To hold inside.

Incorporateverb

(transitive) To include (something) as a part.

‘The design of his house incorporates a spiral staircase.’; ‘to incorporate another's ideas into one's work’;

Containverb

(transitive) To include as a part.

Incorporateverb

(transitive) To mix (something in) as an ingredient; to blend

‘Incorporate air into the mixture.’;

Containverb

(transitive) To put constraint upon; to restrain; to confine; to keep within bounds.

‘I'm so excited, I can hardly contain myself!’;

Incorporateverb

(transitive) To admit as a member of a company

Containverb

To have as an element or subset.

‘A group contains a unique inverse for each of its elements.’; ‘If that subgraph contains the vertex in question then it must be spanning.’;

Incorporateverb

(transitive) To form into a legal company.

‘The company was incorporated in 1980.’;

Containverb

To restrain desire; to live in continence or chastity.

Incorporateverb

To include (another clause or guarantee of the US constitution) as a part (of the Fourteenth Amendment, such that the clause binds not only the federal government but also state governments).

Containverb

To hold within fixed limits; to comprise; to include; to inclose; to hold.

‘Behold, heaven and the heaven of heavens can not contain thee; how much less this house!’; ‘When that this body did contain a spirit.’; ‘What thy stores contain bring forth.’;

Incorporateverb

To form into a body; to combine, as different ingredients, into one consistent mass.

Containverb

To have capacity for; to be able to hold; to hold; to be equivalent to; as, a bushel contains four pecks.

Incorporateverb

To unite with a material body; to give a material form to; to embody.

Containverb

To put constraint upon; to restrain; to confine; to keep within bounds.

‘The king's person contains the unruly people from evil occasions.’; ‘Fear not, my lord: we can contain ourselves.’;

Incorporateadjective

(obsolete) Corporate; incorporated; made one body, or united in one body; associated; mixed together; combined; embodied.

Containverb

To restrain desire; to live in continence or chastity.

‘But if they can not contain, let them marry.’;

Incorporateadjective

Not consisting of matter; not having a material body; incorporeal; spiritual.

Containverb

include or contain; have as a component;

‘A totally new idea is comprised in this paper’; ‘The record contains many old songs from the 1930's’;

Incorporateadjective

Not incorporated; not existing as a corporation.

‘an incorporate banking association’;

Containverb

contain or hold; have within;

‘The jar carries wine’; ‘The canteen holds fresh water’; ‘This can contains water’;

Incorporateadjective

Not consisting of matter; not having a material body; incorporeal; spiritual.

‘Moses forbore to speak of angles, and things invisible, and incorporate.’;

Containverb

lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits;

‘moderate your alcohol intake’; ‘hold your tongue’; ‘hold your temper’; ‘control your anger’;

Incorporateadjective

Not incorporated; not existing as a corporation; as, an incorporate banking association.

Containverb

be divisible by;

‘24 contains 6’;

Incorporateadjective

Corporate; incorporated; made one body, or united in one body; associated; mixed together; combined; embodied.

‘As if our hands, our sides, voices, and mindsHad been incorporate.’; ‘A fifteenth part of silver incorporate with gold.’;

Containverb

be capable of holding or containing;

‘This box won't take all the items’; ‘The flask holds one gallon’;

Incorporateverb

To form into a body; to combine, as different ingredients, into one consistent mass.

‘By your leaves, you shall not stay alone,Till holy church incorporate two in one.’;

Containverb

hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of;

‘Arrest the downward trend’; ‘Check the growth of communism in Sout East Asia’; ‘Contain the rebel movement’; ‘Turn back the tide of communism’;

Incorporateverb

To unite with a material body; to give a material form to; to embody.

‘The idolaters, who worshiped their images as gods, supposed some spirit to be incorporated therein.’;

Containverb

have or hold (someone or something) within

‘the cigarettes were thought to contain cannabis’;

Incorporateverb

To unite with, or introduce into, a mass already formed; as, to incorporate copper with silver; - used with with and into.

Containverb

be made up of (a number of things)

‘documents containing both text and simple graphics can be created’;

Incorporateverb

To unite intimately; to blend; to assimilate; to combine into a structure or organization, whether material or mental; as, to incorporate provinces into the realm; to incorporate another's ideas into one's work.

‘The Romans did not subdue a country to put the inhabitants to fire and sword, but to incorporate them into their own community.’;

Containverb

(of a number) be divisible by (a factor) without a remainder

‘since F contains the factor Q it disappears from both sides of the equation’;

Incorporateverb

To form into a legal body, or body politic; to constitute into a corporation recognized by law, with special functions, rights, duties and liabilities; as, to incorporate a bank, a railroad company, a city or town, etc.

Containverb

control or restrain (oneself or a feeling)

‘he must contain his hatred’;

Incorporateverb

To unite in one body so as to make a part of it; to be mixed or blended; - usually followed by with.

‘Painters' colors and ashes do better incorporate will oil.’; ‘He never suffers wrong so long to grow,And to incorporate with right so farAs it might come to seem the same in show.’;

Containverb

prevent (a severe problem) from spreading or intensifying

‘the government has already taken steps to contain the disease’;

Incorporateverb

make into a whole or make part of a whole;

‘She incorporated his suggestions into her proposal’;

Incorporateverb

include or contain; have as a component;

‘A totally new idea is comprised in this paper’; ‘The record contains many old songs from the 1930's’;

Incorporateverb

form a corporation

Incorporateverb

unite or merge with something already in existence;

‘incorporate this document with those pertaining to the same case’;

Incorporateadjective

formed or united into a whole

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