embrace

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1 embrace /ɪmˈbreɪs/ verb
embraces; embraced; embracing
1 embrace
/ɪmˈbreɪs/
verb
embraces; embraced; embracing
Learner's definition of EMBRACE
: to hold someone in your arms as a way of expressing love or friendship
[+ object]
[no object]
◊ Although embrace and hug each describe holding another person in your arms, embrace usually suggests deeper or stronger feelings than hug does.
[+ object]
: to accept (something or someone) readily or gladly
: to use (an opportunity) eagerly
[+ object] formal : to contain or include (something) as a part of something larger
[+ object] literary : to enclose (something) on all sides usually used as (be) embraced

— embraceable

/ɪmˈbreɪsəbəl/ adjective [more embraceable; most embraceable]

— embracer

noun, plural embracers [count]
2 embrace /ɪmˈbreɪs/ noun
plural embraces
2 embrace
/ɪmˈbreɪs/
noun
plural embraces
Learner's definition of EMBRACE
[count]
: the act of holding someone in your arms : the act of embracing someone
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