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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.
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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