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embrace

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  • verbhold tightly in one's arms
  • verbinclude in one's beliefs; take into account
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Synonyms for embrace

verb hold tightly in one's arms
  • grasp
  • clasp
  • clinch
  • cling
  • clutch
  • cradle
  • cuddle
  • encircle
  • enfold
  • entwine
  • envelop
  • fold
  • fondle
  • grab
  • grip
  • hug
  • lock
  • nuzzle
  • press
  • seize
  • snuggle
  • squeeze
  • wrap
  • bear hug
  • take in arms

Antonyms for embrace

  • free
  • give
  • let go
  • loose
  • push away
  • release
  • uncover
  • unfasten
  • unwrap
  • disbelieve
  • distrust
  • exclude
  • reject
  • shun
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to embrace

adopt

verb. choose or take something as one's own

adopted

verb. choose or take something as one's own

assent

verb. agree

assume

verb. take, undertake

assumes

verb. take, undertake

bear hug

noun. embracement
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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