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em·bed [or] im·bed

embed [or] imbed

 
 
pronunciation:
ihm bed
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: embeds, imbeds, embedding, imbedding, embedded, imbedded
definition 1: to set or enclose firmly in some surrounding material.
The rice plants are embedded in the mud.
definition 2: to integrate into.
He embeds farm expressions from his boyhood in his writing.
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derivation: embedment (imbedment) (n.)
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