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Verb
To clasp (someone or each other) in the arms with affection
“They would embrace each other tightly before saying goodbye.”
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To receive or accept gladly or readily
“We must embrace technological advancements and use them to our advantage.”
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To have as part of a whole
“The band's repertoire is known to embrace a variety of musical styles.”
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To adopt as one's own (something originated by another)
“Professional dancers worldwide would begin to embrace elements of Bollywood into their routines.”
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To form a circle around
“The two arms of Lake Como in the foothills of the Alps embrace a strip of land where the village of Erba lies.”
Verb
To wrap or cover closely
“The safe bed is designed to embrace the baby inside, providing a sense of security.”
Noun
An act of holding someone closely in one's arms
“I feel so cold and I long for your embrace.”
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