embrace - definition and synonyms

 
 
verb formal 

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/ɪmˈbreɪs/
present tense
I/you/we/theyembrace
he/she/itembraces
present participleembracing
past tenseembraced
past participleembraced
  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to put your arms around someone in order to show love or friendship