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Variant of embed.
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vb, -beds, -bedding or -bedded
a less common spelling of embed
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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.
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Past participle: imbedded
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|Verb||1.||imbed - fix or set securely or deeply; "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"|
pot - plant in a pot; "He potted the palm"
nest - fit together or fit inside; "nested bowls"
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