Definitions of embrace:
  • noun:   a close affectionate and protective acceptance
    Example: "His willing embrace of new ideas"
  • noun:   the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
  • noun:   the state of taking in or encircling
    Example: "An island in the embrace of the sea"
  • verb:   include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
  • verb:   hug, usually with fondness
    Example: "They embraced"
  • verb:   take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own
    Example: "She embraced Catholocism"

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