verb (used with object), em·bed·ded, em·bed·ding.
verb (used without object), em·bed·ded, em·bed·ding.
Examples from the Web for embed
Certain industries are in a unique position to embed these principles into their core business activities.
The challenge is to embed the “cultural expectation” of a service year.It’s Time for Obama to Heed McChrystal’s Call for the ‘Service Year’|Jonathan Alter|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Since 1998, the G7 had been widened to include Russia—part of a broader effort to embed Russia in a stable international order.The West Can Ally Against Russia But It Needs Global Cooperation|Bruce Jones|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I really wish I could embed this here, but alas, not all things work out.
I'll embed a neat image of the breakdown below so it's perfectly clear.
Something whizzed past her, to embed itself in a tree trunk six inches from her head.Whispering Walls|Mildred A. Wirt
The pea did not embed itself deeply into the gardener's skull as William had sometimes thought it would.More William|Richmal Crompton
It is not rule-of-thumb to find the tension in plain concrete and then embed steel in that concrete to take that tension.Some Mooted Questions in Reinforced Concrete Design|Edward Godfrey
Insert the glass eye edgewise through the opening, turn it in position and embed it in the clay.Taxidermy and Zoological Collecting|William T. Hornaday
More or less of the emery will embed itself in the lead, and thus act as an abrasive.Practical Mechanics for Boys|J. S. Zerbe
British Dictionary definitions for embed
verb -beds, -bedding or -bedded
Word Origin and History for embed
1778, from em- + bed (n.). Originally a geological term, in reference to fossils in rock; figurative sense is from 1835; meaning "place a journalist within a military unit at war" is 2003. Related: Embedded; embedding.