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EMBED (embedded, embedding)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does embed mean? 

EMBED (verb)
  The verb EMBED has 2 senses:

1. fix or set securely or deeply
2. attach to, as a journalist to a military unit when reporting on a war

  Familiarity information: EMBED used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EMBED (verb)


Sense 1embed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Fix or set securely or deeply

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

embed; imbed; implant; engraft; plant

Context examples:

He planted a knee in the back of his opponent / The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum

Hypernyms (to "embed" is one way to...):

enter; infix; insert; introduce (put or introduce into something)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "embed"):

pot (plant in a pot)

nest (fit together or fit inside)

bury; sink (embed deeply)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something PP


Sense 2embed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Attach to, as a journalist to a military unit when reporting on a war

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

Context example:

The young reporter was embedded with the Third Division

Hypernyms (to "embed" is one way to...):

aggroup; group (form a group or group together)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP


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