Definition of Embrace

  • (v. t.) To fasten on, as armor.
  • (n.) To clasp in the arms with affection; to take in the arms; to hug.
  • (n.) To cling to; to cherish; to love.
  • (n.) To seize eagerly, or with alacrity; to accept with cordiality; to welcome.
  • (n.) To encircle; to encompass; to inclose.
  • (n.) To include as parts of a whole; to comprehend; to take in; as, natural philosophy embraces many sciences.
  • (n.) To accept; to undergo; to submit to.
  • (n.) To attempt to influence corruptly, as a jury or court.
  • (v. i.) To join in an embrace.
  • (n.) Intimate or close encircling with the arms; pressure to the bosom; clasp; hug.

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