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Definition of embrace:

  1. Intimate or close encircling with the arms; pressure to the bosom; clasp; hug.
  2. To accept; to undergo; to submit to.
  3. To attempt to influence corruptly, as a jury or court.
  4. To clasp in the arms with affection; to take in the arms; to hug.
  5. To cling to; to cherish; to love.
  6. To encircle; to encompass; to inclose.
  7. To fasten on, as armor.
  8. To include as parts of a whole; to comprehend; to take in; as, natural philosophy embraces many sciences.
  9. To join in an embrace.
  10. To seize eagerly, or with alacrity; to accept with cordiality; to welcome.

Synonyms:

cross, dramatise, treat, hale, deal, spread over, address, stuff, shove, compress, insure, adopt, plow, acquire, follow, force, sweep up, bosom, drag, squash, embroil, apprehend, tangle, espouse, perceive, track, extort, squeeze, incubate, court, marry, take, report, pinch, subsume, embracement, get hitched with, enshroud, wedge, give, clip, get over, heart, savvy, underwrite, hook up with, overcompensate, gouge, hatch, cut across, conjoin, dig, twinge, continue, breast, grok, accept, handle, tit, pamper, boob, overlay, squelch, encompass, wring, mash, extend, compensate, rack, take over, press, traverse, brood, embosom, involve, embracing, clinch, cover up, drag in, tweet, borrow, compass, comprehend, dramatize, coddle, titty, take on, cover, breed, coerce, contract, thrust, pressure, sweep, hide, flatter, get married, cut through, wrap up, wed, constrict, enfold, crush, hug, comprise, take in, pass over, assume, shroud, compact, twitch, get the picture, knocker, get across, take up.

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