Synonyms for embraceɛmˈbreɪs
embrace, embracing, embracement(noun)
the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
the state of taking in or encircling
a close affectionate and protective acceptance
embrace, encompass, comprehend, cover(verb)
include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
wrap up, compass, get over, embrace, hug, insure, plow, espouse, enshroud, dig, compensate, breed, encompass, shroud, continue, sweep up, treat, hatch, adopt, report, extend, cut across, brood, squeeze, deal, grasp, incubate, underwrite, overcompensate, address, spread over, hide, get the picture, traverse, apprehend, pass over, bosom, comprehend, handle, perceive, overlay, cover, savvy, cross, cut through, grok, get across, cover up, track
embrace, hug, bosom, squeeze(verb)
squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness
hug, twitch, espouse, rack, pressure, encompass, thrust, press, gouge, sweep up, embrace, adopt, force, shove, twinge, compress, tweet, contract, compact, extort, stuff, squeeze, squash, bosom, pinch, wring, hale, mash, coerce, comprehend, cover, wedge, squelch, constrict, crush
espouse, embrace, adopt, sweep up(verb)
take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own
embrace, adopt, hook up with, acquire, marry, sweep, cover, get hitched with, dramatize, wed, hug, take up, comprehend, assume, get married, embroil, take in, encompass, follow, squeeze, sweep up, conjoin, bosom, take, take over, dramatise, drag in, borrow, espouse, take on, drag, tangle
embrace(noun)hug, put arms around
embrace(verb)enfold, include (ideas, principles, etc)
English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald
To caress is less than to embrace; more dignified and less familiar than to fondle. A visitor caresses a friend's child; a mother fondles her babe. Fondling is always by touch; caressing may be also by words, or other tender and pleasing attentions.
See synonyms for AFFRONT.
Caressed by or with the hand; caressed by admirers, at court.
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