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embrace

embrace as in 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"

Synonyms

  • encompassinclude in scope
  • comprehendget the meaning of something; to become aware of through the senses; include in scope
  • covera covering that serves to conceal or shelter something; bedding that keeps a person warm in bed; the act of concealing the existence of something by obstructing the view of it; the protective covering on the front, back, and spine of a book; a natural object that covers or envelops; covering for a hole (especially a hole in the top of a container); fire that makes it difficult for the enemy to fire on your own individuals or formations; a fixed charge by a restaurant or nightclub over and above the charge for food and drink ; a recording of a song that was first recorded or made popular by somebody else; a false identity and background (especially one created for an undercover agent); provide with a covering or cause to be covered; form a cover over; span an interval of distance, space or time; provide for; act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression; include in scope; travel across or pass over; be responsible for reporting the details of, as in journalism; hold within range of an aimed firearm ; to take an action to protect against future problems; hide from view or knowledge; protect or defend (a position in a game); maintain a check on; protect by insurance; make up for shortcomings or a feeling of inferiority by exaggerating good qualities; invest with a large or excessive amount of something; help out by taking someone's place and temporarily assuming his responsibilities; be sufficient to meet, defray, or offset the charge or cost of; spread over a surface to conceal or protect; cover as if with a shroud; copulate with a female, used especially of horses; put something on top of something else; play a higher card than the one previously played; be responsible for guarding an opponent in a game ; sit on (eggs); clothe, as if for protection from the elements
embrace as in hold (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness
  • "Hug me, please"
  • "They embraced"
  • "He hugged her close to him"

Synonyms

  • huga tight or amorous embrace; hold (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness; fit closely or tightly
  • bosomhide in one's bosom; hold (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness; the chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept; a person's breast or chest ; cloth that covers the chest or breasts ; a close affectionate and protective acceptance; the locus of feelings and intuitions; either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman
  • squeezethe act of gripping and pressing firmly; a state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high ; a situation in which increased costs cannot be passed on to the customer; (slang) a person's girlfriend or boyfriend; a twisting squeeze; an aggressive attempt to compel acquiescence by the concentration or manipulation of power; a tight or amorous embrace; the act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space; to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition; press firmly; squeeze like a wedge into a tight space; to cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means; obtain by coercion or intimidation; press or force; squeeze tightly between the fingers; hold (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness; squeeze or press together
embrace as in take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own
  • "She embraced Catholicism"
  • "They adopted the Jewish faith"

Synonyms

  • espousechoose and follow; take in marriage ; take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own
  • adoptchoose and follow; take up and practice as one's own ; take on titles, offices, duties, responsibilities; take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect; take into one's family; put into dramatic form; take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own
  • sweep upforce into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own
embrace as in the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)

    Synonyms

    • embracingthe act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
    • embracementthe act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
    embrace as in the state of taking in or encircling
    • "an island in the embrace of the sea"
    embrace as in a close affectionate and protective acceptance
    • "his willing embrace of new ideas"
    • "in the bosom of the family"

    Synonyms

    • bosomhide in one's bosom; hold (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness; the chest considered as the place where secret thoughts are kept; a person's breast or chest ; cloth that covers the chest or breasts ; a close affectionate and protective acceptance; the locus of feelings and intuitions; either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman