embrace[ em-breys ]SEE DEFINITION OF embrace
Synonyms for embrace
- bear hug
- take in arms
Antonyms for embrace
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMBRACE
He submitted to her embrace, but scarcely spoke, and asked nothing about Corney.
The feeling provoked by the embrace showed plainly in his next words.
John struggled out of his Uncle's embrace and turned squarely to face him.
When you are free of your cloak, Tony Cross, dismount and let us embrace.
And under what pretence can you embrace the one, while you reject the other?
This embrace concluded, he sat down on the opposite side of her little table.
Open the door, and let me hasten myself to embrace my Flintwinch!'
The Poets who embrace and admire the people are often pelted with stones and crucified.
Had he come back there to embrace and tranquillise them both?
Barsad proposed to the rest, "Let her embrace him then; it is but a moment."
mid-14c., from Old French embracer (12c., Modern French embrasser) "clasp in the arms, enclose; covet, handle, cope with," from en- "in" (see en- (1)) + brace, braz "the arms," from Latin bracchium (neuter plural brachia); see brace (n.). Related: Embraced; embracing; embraceable. Replaced Old English clyppan, also fæðm.