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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 accept something willingly or gladly
“We must embrace technological advancements and use them to our advantage.”
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To be made up or consist of
“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 ring or circle around
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“The two arms of Lake Como in the foothills of the Alps embrace a strip of land where the village of Erba lies.”
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To wrap or cover closely
“The safe bed is designed to embrace the baby inside, providing a sense of security.”
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To enjoy or like something
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To accept something willingly or gladly
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To champion or foster a cause
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To consider to be crucial or beneficial
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(euphemistic) To have intimate relations with someone
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To twist together or round something else
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Begin or start again
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To accept something willingly or gladly
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To involve (something) as a necessary or inevitable part or consequence
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Conform, give in
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To take for one's own benefit, typically without permission
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To assimilate into a body, structure or system
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To admit or welcome into a place or a group
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To pick one option over another
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To adhere or stick firmly or closely to
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To protect and care for (someone) lovingly
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To hold in one's mind or imagination
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To convert or attempt to convert (someone) from one religion, belief, or opinion to another
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To address or meet with expressions of friendliness or welcome
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An act of holding someone closely in one's arms
“I feel so cold and I long for your embrace.”
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A gentle or loving touch
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The action of kissing
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The process or fact of being received as adequate, valid, or suitable
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A person's loving care and protection
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