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〔 Imˋbres 〕


〔 imˊbreis 〕

Overview of noun embrace

The noun embrace has 3 senses

  • embrace, embracing, embracement -- (the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection))

  • embrace -- (the state of taking in or encircling; "an island in the embrace of the sea")

  • embrace, bosom -- (a close affectionate and protective acceptance; "his willing embrace of new ideas"; "in the bosom of the family")

Overview of verb embrace

The verb embrace has 3 senses

  • embrace, encompass, comprehend, cover -- (include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory; "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group")

  • embrace, hug, bosom, squeeze -- (squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness; "Hug me, please"; "They embraced"; "He hugged her close to him")

  • espouse, embrace, adopt, sweep up -- (take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own; "She embraced Catholicism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith")