Embed - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪmˈbed|  American pronunciation of the word embed
Brit.  |ɪmˈbɛd|  British pronunciation of the word embed

verb

- fix or set securely or deeply (syn: engraft, imbed, implant, plant)
- attach to, as a journalist to a military unit when reporting on a war

The young reporter was embedded with the Third Division

Examples

...the nails were solidly embedded in those old plaster walls...

The bullet embedded itself in a wall.

A piece of glass was embedded in her hand.

Feelings of guilt are deeply embedded in her personality.

That day is embedded in my memory.

The young reporter was embedded with the Third Division

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: embed
he/she/it: embeds
present participle: embedding
past tense: embedded
past participle: embedded
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