noun
adj
verb
adv

Textual thesaurus for "embrace"

(noun) bosom

a close affectionate and protective acceptance

his willing embrace of new ideas; in the bosom of the family


(noun) embracement, embracing

the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)


(verb) sweep up, adopt, 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


(verb) bosom, hug, squeeze

squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness

Hug me, please; They embraced; He hugged her close to him


(verb) cover, encompass, comprehend

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