Corporate vs Incorporation - What's the difference?

corporate | incorporation |


As nouns the difference between corporate and incorporation

is that corporate is (finance) a bond issued by a corporation while incorporation is the act of incorporating, or the state of being incorporated.

As an adjective corporate

is of or relating to a corporation.

As a verb corporate

is (obsolete|transitive) to incorporate.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

corporate

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or relating to a corporation.
  • * {{quote-book, year=2006, author=
  • , title=Internal Combustion , chapter=1 citation , passage=But electric vehicles and the batteries that made them run became ensnared in corporate scandals, fraud, and monopolistic corruption that shook the confidence of the nation and inspired automotive upstarts.}}
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-06-14, author=(Jonathan Freedland)
  • , volume=189, issue=1, page=18, magazine=(The Guardian Weekly) , title= Obama's once hip brand is now tainted , passage=Where we once sent love letters in a sealed envelope, or stuck photographs of our children in a family album, now such private material is despatched to servers and clouds operated by people we don't know and will never meet. Perhaps we assume that our name, address and search preferences will be viewed by some unseen pair of corporate eyes, probably not human, and don't mind that much.}}
  • Formed into a corporation; incorporated.
  • Unified into one body; collective.
  • * Shakespeare
  • They answer in a joint and corporate voice.

    Derived terms

    * corporate anorexia * corporate censorship * corporate executive * corporate image * corporate income tax * corporate ladder * corporate monster * corporate nationalism * corporate officer * corporate seal * corporate tax * corporate veil * corporately

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (finance) A bond issued by a corporation
  • * {{quote-news, 2009, January 11, Robert D. Hershey Jr., Look Past 2008 Stars for Gains in Bonds, New York Times, url=
  • , passage=So-called junk corporates and emerging-market debt remain generally out of favor. }}

    Verb

    (corporat)
  • (obsolete) To incorporate.
  • (Stow)
  • (obsolete) To become incorporated.
  • incorporation

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The act of incorporating, or the state of being incorporated.
  • The union of different ingredients in one mass; mixture; combination; synthesis.
  • The union of something with a body already existing; association; intimate union; assimilation; as, the incorporation of conquered countries into the Roman republic.
  • The act of creating a corporation.
  • A body incorporated; a corporation.