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3 definitions found
 for imbed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Imbed \Im*bed"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Imbedded; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Imbedding.] [Pref. im- in + bed. Cf. Embed.]
     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.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  imbed
      v 1: fix or set securely or deeply; "He planted a knee in the
           back of his opponent"; "The dentist implanted a tooth in
           the gum" [syn: implant, engraft, embed, imbed,
           plant]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  45 Moby Thesaurus words for "imbed":
     bed, bed in, comprise, confirm, contain, deep-dye, define, embed,
     enclose, enfold, engraft, engrave, entrench, establish, etch, fix,
     found, ground, impact, implant, impress, imprint, include, infix,
     ingrain, inlay, inscribe, inset, internalize, jam, keep within,
     lodge, pack, plant, print, put in, root, seat, set, set in, settle,
     stamp, stereotype, surround, wedge
  
  

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