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Synonyms for embedded

Verb

1. implant, engraft, embed, imbed, plant, insert, infix, enter, introduce
usage: fix or set securely or deeply; "He planted a knee in the back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in the gum"
2. embed, group, aggroup
usage: attach to, as a journalist to a military unit when reporting on a war; "The young reporter was embedded with the Third Division"

Adjective

1. embedded, enclosed (vs. unenclosed)
usage: enclosed firmly in a surrounding mass; "found pebbles embedded in the silt"; "stone containing many embedded fossils"; "peach and plum seeds embedded in a sweet edible pulp"
2. embedded, integrated (vs. nonintegrated)
usage: inserted as an integral part of a surrounding whole; "confused by the embedded Latin quotations"; "an embedded subordinate clause"
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