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embraces, 3rd person singular present; embraced, past tense; embraced, past participle; embracing, present participle;
  1. Hold (someone) closely in one's arms, esp. as a sign of affection
    • - Aunt Sophie embraced her warmly
    • - the two embraced, holding each other tightly
  2. Accept or support (a belief, theory, or change) willingly and enthusiastically
    • - besides traditional methods, artists are embracing new technology
  3. Include or contain (something) as a constituent part
    • - his career embraces a number of activities—composing, playing, and acting
  1. An act of holding someone closely in one's arms
    • - they were locked in an embrace
  2. Used to refer to something that is regarded as surrounding or holding someone securely, esp. in a restrictive or comforting way
    • - the transformations brought about by the embrace of mass media
  3. An act of accepting or supporting something willingly or enthusiastically
    • - their eager embrace of foreign influences

  1. the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
  2. include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory; "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"; "this should cover everyone in the group"
  3. squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness; "Hug me, please"; "They embraced"; "He hugged her close to him"
  4. the state of taking in or encircling; "an island in the embrace of the sea"
  5. a close affectionate and protective acceptance; "his willing embrace of new ideas"; "in the bosom of the family"
  6. espouse: take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own; "She embraced Catholicism"; "They adopted the Jewish faith"
  7. EMBRACE (A European Model for Bioinformatics Research and Community Education) is a project with the objective of drawing together a wide group of experts throughout Europe who are involved in the use of information technology in the biomolecular sciences. ...
  8. Embrace is the only release from post-hardcore band Embrace. It was released in 1987. Dischord Records number 24 was compiled from the only two studio sessions the band recorded. The first eleven tracks were laid down in November 1985, and the other three were done in February 1986. ...
  9. Embrace was a short-lived post-hardcore band from Washington, D.C., which lasted from the summer of 1985 to the spring of 1986 and was one of the first bands to be dubbed in the press as emotional hardcore, though the members had rejected the term since its creation. ...
  10. Embrace is the debut album by the Australian band Endorphin, released in early 1998. Shortly after its release, Endorphin was chosen to support Portishead on their April 1998 tour, and then Massive Attack in their June 1998 tour. The album has sold over 15,000 copies worldwide.
  11. Embrace are an English rock band from Bailiff Bridge, Brighouse, West Yorkshire. To date they have released five studio albums, one singles album and one B-sides compilation. ...
  12. Embrace is a 2001 novel by South African author Mark Behr.
  13. Embrac is a startup nonprofit organization co-founded by Jane Chen, Linus Liang, Naganand Murty, and Rahul Panicker. The organization aims to help the 20 million low birth weight babies born every year through a low cost infant incubator. ...
  14. hug (noun); putting arms around someone; enfolding, including; hug, put arms around; enfold, include (ideas, principles, etc)
  15. (Embraced) Braced together; bound or tied together.
  16. (Embracing) clasping at the base
  17. To dream of embracing your husband or wife, as the case may be, in a sorrowing or indifferent way, denotes that you will have dissensions and accusations in your family, also that sickness is threatened. To embrace relatives, signifies their sickness and unhappiness. ...
  18. (Voyage, 1996) "Frozen"
  19. A hug. Since turning or awakening someone does not involve any sort of hug, where the vampire wraps his arms around a person, drawing him or her close so he can bite them on the neck to feed or turn them into a vampire (a la Dracula or Christopher Lee), I am not going to define it as such, -- ...
  20. To make one a vampire; siring.(The specifics of this will be covered in a later page.)
  21. Ethnic Minority and Black Regional Action for Community Empowerment
  22. This stage is simply spending quality time with friends, family, and colleagues and getting to know who they really are. By showing them that you are accepting regardless of their perceived flaws, you begin to build meaningful relationships based on trust and respect.
  23. The act of turning a mortal into a vampire.
  24. means to hug or put your arms around something. What’s the word?
  25. (verb) -- to hold lovingly in the arms ch. 8