Embrace - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- the state of taking in or encircling
- a close affectionate and protective acceptance (syn: bosom)
- hold (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness (syn: bosom, hug, squeeze)
- take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own (syn: adopt, espouse)
They embraced one last time before going their separate ways.
a politician who has been embraced by conservatives
Charity embraces all acts of generous giving.
It's a subject that embraces many areas of learning.
He held her in a warm embrace.
Two brothers embraced as they met at the airport.
Before she could embrace him he stepped away.
He embraced the opportunity to study further.
His suggestion will not be eagerly embraced by all.
She had to embrace the life she disliked
They embraced different parties.
The distance which his eye could embrace was waste.
The infinite the intellect cannot embrace.
The course embraces elements of chemistry, physics, and engineering.
Charity embraces all acts that contribute to human welfare.
present participle: embracing
past tense: embraced
past participle: embraced