Definition of Imbed

1. Verb. Fix or set securely or deeply. "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"

Exact synonyms: Embed, Engraft, Implant, Plant
Generic synonyms: Enter, Infix, Insert, Introduce
Specialized synonyms: Pot, Nest, Bury, Sink
Derivative terms: Implant, Implantation, Implantation, Implantation, Planting



Definition of Imbed

1. v. t. To sink or lay, as in a bed; to deposit in a partly inclosing mass, as of clay or mortar; to cover, as with earth, sand, etc.

Definition of Imbed

1. Verb. (alternative spelling of embed) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Imbed

1. to embed [v -BEDDED, -BEDDING, -BEDS] - See also: embed

Medical Definition of Imbed

1. To surround a pathological or histological specimen with a firm and sometimes hard medium such as paraffin, wax, celloidin, or a resin, in order to make possible the cutting of thin sections for microscopic examination. Synonym: imbed. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Imbed

imbauba
imbay
imbayed
imbaying
imbays
imbecile
imbeciles
imbecilic
imbecilically
imbecilitate
imbecilitated
imbecilitates
imbecilitating
imbecilities
imbecility
imbed (current term)
imbedded
imbedding
imbeds
imbellic
imbenching
imbenchings
imber-goose
imberb
imbetween
imbezzle
imbezzled
imbezzles
imbezzling
imbibe

Literary usage of Imbed

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1. Annals of the American Pulpit: Or, Commemorative Notices of Distinguished by William Buell Sprague (1857)
"... where, if I mistake not, stand some peculiar monuments of his laborious diligence. imbed, I cannot but apprehend that the power of God was ..."

2. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel (1874)
"vla 1. to let in, »dmit; i, T. «) to set into a groove, put in, fix ; to «lie er trim in; to mortise; 6) Mech. to countersink ; c) to imbed, ..."

3. A Treatise on Concrete, Plain and Reinforced: Materials, Construction, and by Frederick Winslow Taylor, Sanford Eleazer Thompson (1907)
"Length of Rod to imbed in Concrete. This greater adhesive strength of the patented rods appears to be due in part to the higher yield point and in part to ..."

4. The London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc (1829)
"... mixed up with layers of straw ; TV. imbed tiles, and pottery of every colour (tit predominant one being blue); stone ol. careous, sandy, and granite; ..."

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