(noun, verb)


1. An embedded reporter/journalist: a war reporter assigned to and travelling with a military unit.

2. An element of an advertisement, etc. serving as a subliminal message.

3. (computing) An item embedded in another document.


1. fix or set securely or deeply

Similar word(s): engraft, imbed, implant, plant

Definition categories: contact, enter, infix, insert, introduce

2. attach to, as a journalist to a military unit when reporting on a war

- The young reporter was embedded with the Third Division

Definition categories: competition, aggroup, group

Sentences with embed as a verb:

- to embed something in clay, mortar, or sand

- We wanted to embed our reporter with the Fifth Infantry Division, but the Army would have none of it.

- The instructions showed how to embed a chart from the spreadsheet within the wordprocessor document.

- The torus can be embedded in .