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See definition of embrace on Dictionary.com
  • verbhold tightly in one's arms
  • verbinclude in one's beliefs; take into account

synonyms for embrace

  • 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
See also synonyms for: embraced / embraces / embracing
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antonyms for embrace

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  • free
  • give
  • let go
  • loose
  • release
  • uncover
  • unfasten
  • unwrap
  • disbelieve
  • distrust
  • exclude
  • reject
  • shun
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How to use embrace in a sentence

The Washington Post’s Christopher Ingraham documented research showing how Republicans were far more likely than Democrats to embrace “democratic backsliding” — a “retreat from upholding democratic norms,” as one expert put it.
WHAT HAPPENS TO AN ENTRENCHED TWO-PARTY SYSTEM WHEN ONE PARTY UNDERMINES THE SYSTEM?PHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This is a senior elected official in a large state, embracing the idea that what happened at the Capitol wasn’t what happened at the Capitol.
HALF OF REPUBLICANS SAY THAT THE CAPITOL VIOLENCE WAS MOSTLY ANTIFA’S FAULTPHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
For that, you need a story, a philosophy embraced in the scented candle industry, which has been booming in the pandemic.
AROMAS CAN EVOKE BELOVED JOURNEYS — OR VOYAGES NOT YET TAKENJEN ROSE SMITHFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
She cares about nothing more than getting back to where she came from, even as 2001’s Dullea is in flight, accepting his exile and even embracing it.
IN SCIENCE FICTION, WE ARE NEVER HOME - ISSUE 95: ESCAPESTEVE ERICKSONFEBRUARY 10, 2021NAUTILUS
First Amendment devotees embraced him as “the Horatio Alger of the sexual revolution,” as a New York Times article once put it.
LARRY FLYNT, PORNOGRAPHER AND SELF-STYLED FIRST AMENDMENT CHAMPION, DIES AT 78PAUL W. VALENTINEFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Meanwhile, celebrated urban historians Lewis Mumford and Jane Jacobs were quick to embrace the idea that Mellaart had finally discovered the remains of a civilization that thrived in a time before humans had rejected female power.
WHAT ARCHAEOLOGISTS GOT WRONG ABOUT FEMALE STATUES, GODDESSES, AND FERTILITYANNALEE NEWITZFEBRUARY 10, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Where former coach Nate McMillan embraced taking quick, midrange shots if they were left open, Bjorkgren has encouraged his players to pull the trigger from outside far more often.
MYLES TURNER’S GAME HAS EVOLVED. THE BOX SCORE DOESN’T KNOW IT YET.CHRIS HERRING (CHRIS.HERRING@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)FEBRUARY 10, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
It seems quite possible that decreased concern about the virus and a broader embrace of living life as normal have helped push the number of deaths in more-Republican areas higher.
WHAT YOU’RE SAYING WHEN YOU SAY THAT COVERING THE CORONAVIRUS IS PARTISANPHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Over the past year, calls to defund the police have been embraced by some Americans and met with bewilderment or hostility by many others.
WHAT ‘DEFUND THE POLICE’ REALLY MEANSSIMON BALTOFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He learns to embrace their youth rather than race them to adulthood.
CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER’S CAPTAIN VON TRAPP IS THE FATHER I WANT TO BEBILL MCQUILLENFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO EMBRACE

  • accept
  • adapt
  • affiliate
  • affirm
  • appropriate
  • approve
  • assent
  • assume
  • borrow
  • embrace
  • endorse
  • espouse
  • follow
  • go down the line
  • go in for
  • imitate
  • maintain
  • mimic
  • opt
  • ratify
  • seize
  • select
  • support
  • take on
  • take over
  • take up
  • tap
  • use
  • utilize
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