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Definition of Embrace


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

Embrace Quotations

Today I choose life. Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy, happiness, negativity, pain... To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices - today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.
Kevyn Aucoin

Every age has its storytelling form, and video gaming is a huge part of our culture. You can ignore or embrace video games and imbue them with the best artistic quality. People are enthralled with video games in the same way as other people love the cinema or theatre.
Andy Serkis

Vulnerability is the essence of romance. It's the art of being uncalculated, the willingness to look foolish, the courage to say, 'This is me, and I'm interested in you enough to show you my flaws with the hope that you may embrace me for all that I am but, more important, all that I am not.'
Ashton Kutcher

Our uniqueness, our individuality, and our life experience molds us into fascinating beings. I hope we can embrace that. I pray we may all challenge ourselves to delve into the deepest resources of our hearts to cultivate an atmosphere of understanding, acceptance, tolerance, and compassion. We are all in this life together.
Linda Thompson

Winners embrace hard work. They love the discipline of it, the trade-off they're making to win. Losers, on the other hand, see it as punishment. And that's the difference.
Lou Holtz
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Embrace Translations

embrace in Danish is omfavne
embrace in Dutch is omhelzen, omarmen
embrace in French is embrassement, embrasser, embrassons, embrassent
embrace in German is umarmen, umarmen, umarme
embrace in Italian is abbracciare
embrace in Latin is complectus, complexo
embrace in Norwegian is omfavne
embrace in Portuguese is abranger
embrace in Spanish is abrazar
embrace in Swedish is omfatta, omfamning, krama, omfamna, famna
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