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embed

to place a journalist in a military unit
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em·bed

(ĕm-bĕd′) also im·bed (ĭm-)
v. em·bed·ded, em·bed·ding, em·beds also im·bed·ded or im·bed·ding or im·beds
v.tr.
1. To fix firmly in a surrounding mass: embed a post in concrete; fossils embedded in shale.
2.
a. To cause to be an integral part of a surrounding whole: "a minor accuracy embedded in a larger untruth" (Ian Jack).
b. Linguistics To insert or position (a clause or phrase) within a clause or phrase.
c. Computers To insert (a virus, for example) into a software program.
3. To assign (a journalist) to travel with a military unit during an armed conflict.
4. Biology To enclose (a specimen) in a supporting material before sectioning for microscopic examination.
v.intr.
To become embedded: The harpoon struck but did not embed.
n. (ĕm′bĕd′)
One that is embedded, especially a journalist who is assigned to an active military unit.

em·bed′ment n.
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embed

(ɪmˈbɛd) or

imbed

vb, -beds, -bedding or -bedded
1. (usually foll by in) to fix or become fixed firmly and deeply in a surrounding solid mass: to embed a nail in wood.
2. (tr) to surround closely: hard rock embeds the roots.
3. (tr) to fix or retain (a thought, idea, etc) in the mind
4. (Journalism & Publishing) (often foll by with) to assign a journalist or be assigned as one to accompany an active military unit
5. (Grammar) (tr) grammar to insert (a subordinate clause) into a sentence
n
(Journalism & Publishing) a journalist accompanying an active military unit
emˈbedment n
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em•bed

(ɛmˈbɛd)

v. -bed•ded, -bed•ding. v.t.
1. to fix into a surrounding mass: to embed stones in cement.
2. to envelop or enclose.
3. to contain or implant as an essential or characteristic part.
4. to insert (a grammatical construction, as a phrase or clause) into a larger construction, as a clause or sentence.
v.i.
5. to be fixed or incorporated into a surrounding mass.
[1770–80]
em•bed′ment, n.
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embed


Past participle: embedded
Gerund: embedding

Imperative
embed
embed
Present
I embed
you embed
he/she/it embeds
we embed
you embed
they embed
Preterite
I embedded
you embedded
he/she/it embedded
we embedded
you embedded
they embedded
Present Continuous
I am embedding
you are embedding
he/she/it is embedding
we are embedding
you are embedding
they are embedding
Present Perfect
I have embedded
you have embedded
he/she/it has embedded
we have embedded
you have embedded
they have embedded
Past Continuous
I was embedding
you were embedding
he/she/it was embedding
we were embedding
you were embedding
they were embedding
Past Perfect
I had embedded
you had embedded
he/she/it had embedded
we had embedded
you had embedded
they had embedded
Future
I will embed
you will embed
he/she/it will embed
we will embed
you will embed
they will embed
Future Perfect
I will have embedded
you will have embedded
he/she/it will have embedded
we will have embedded
you will have embedded
they will have embedded
Future Continuous
I will be embedding
you will be embedding
he/she/it will be embedding
we will be embedding
you will be embedding
they will be embedding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been embedding
you have been embedding
he/she/it has been embedding
we have been embedding
you have been embedding
they have been embedding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been embedding
you will have been embedding
he/she/it will have been embedding
we will have been embedding
you will have been embedding
they will have been embedding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been embedding
you had been embedding
he/she/it had been embedding
we had been embedding
you had been embedding
they had been embedding
Conditional
I would embed
you would embed
he/she/it would embed
we would embed
you would embed
they would embed
Past Conditional
I would have embedded
you would have embedded
he/she/it would have embedded
we would have embedded
you would have embedded
they would have embedded
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.embed - fix or set securely or deeply; "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"
infix, insert, introduce, enter - put or introduce into something; "insert a picture into the text"
pot - plant in a pot; "He potted the palm"
nest - fit together or fit inside; "nested bowls"
bury, sink - embed deeply; "She sank her fingers into the soft sand"; "He buried his head in her lap"
2.embed - attach to, as a journalist to a military unit when reporting on a war; "The young reporter was embedded with the Third Division"
aggroup, group - form a group or group together
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

embed

imbed
verb fix, set, plant, root, sink, lodge, insert, implant, drive in, dig in, hammer in, ram in The fossils are embedded in hard sandstone.
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embed

also imbed
verb
To implant so deeply as to make change nearly impossible:
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Translations
يَثْبُت، يَغْرُز، يَسْتَقِر
zapustit
begrave sig dybtbore sig dybt
upottaa
beágyaz
fella/greypa inn í, festa í
įstatytiįstrigtiįtvirtinti
iespiestiesiestiprinātiestrādāt
zaryť sa

embed

[ɪmˈbed] VT [+ weapon, teeth] → clavar, hincar (in en) [+ jewel] → engastar, incrustar (Ling) → incrustar
it is embedded in my memorylo tengo clavado en la memoria
to embed itself inempotrarse en
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

embed

[ɪmˈbɛd] vt
[+ object] → enfoncer
to embed sth in sth → enfoncer qch dans qch
to embed itself in sth (gen)s'enfoncer dans qch; [bullet] → se loger dans qch
[+ values, attitudes] → ancrer
to embed sth in sth (= build into) → incorporer qch dans qch
to embed itself in sth (= become part of) → s'ancrer dans qch
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

embed

vt
einlassen; the car was firmly embedded in the muddas Auto steckte im Schlamm fest; the bullet embedded itself in the walldie Kugel bohrte sich in die Wand; to be (deeply) embedded in something (fig)(tief) in etw (dat)verwurzelt sein
(Comput) embedded commandseingebettete Befehle
(Ling) → einschieben; embedded clauseseingeschobene Gliedsätze
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

embed

[ɪmˈbɛd] vt (in wood, cement, rock) → incastrare; (weapon, teeth) → conficcare; (jewel) → incastonare
it is embedded in my memory → è impresso nella mia memoria
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

embed

(imˈbed) verbpast tense, past participle emˈbedded
to fix deeply (in something). The bullet was embedded in the wall.
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