follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

corporate

[kawr-per-it, -prit] /ˈkɔr pər ɪt, -prɪt/
adjective
1.
of, for, or belonging to a corporation or corporations:
a corporate executive; She considers the new federal subsidy just corporate welfare.
2.
forming a corporation.
3.
pertaining to a united group, as of persons:
the corporate good.
4.
united or combined into one.
noun
6.
a bond issued by a corporation.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400 for v. senses; 1505-15 for adj. senses; Middle English corporaten < Latin corporātus past participle of corporāre to incorporate; see corpus
Related forms
corporately, adverb
corporateness, noun
anticorporate, adjective
anticorporately, adverb
anticorporateness, noun
intercorporate, adjective
noncorporate, adjective
noncorporately, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for anti-corporate

corporate

/ˈkɔːpərɪt; -prɪt/
adjective
1.
forming a corporation; incorporated
2.
of or belonging to a corporation or corporations: corporate finance
3.
of or belonging to a united group; joint
Derived Forms
corporately, adverb
Word Origin
C15: from Latin corporātus made into a body, from corporāre, from corpus body
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for anti-corporate

corporate

adj.

early 15c., "united in one body," from Latin corporatus, past participle of corporare "form into a body," from corpus (genitive corporis) "body" (see corporeal).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for corporate

Many English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for anti

4
5
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with anti-corporate