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Synonyms for embrace

Synonyms for embrace

to put one's arms around affectionately

to receive (something given or offered) willingly and gladly

to take, as another's idea, and make one's own

the act of embracing

Synonyms for embrace

the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)

the state of taking in or encircling

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a close affectionate and protective acceptance

squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness

take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own

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2 : to surround on all sides <Low hills embraced the valley.
But what we found was that most embraced the past for very different reasons than professional historians, whether Marxist social historians or conservative political historians.
Jews who have embraced the Palestinians come from a variety of backgrounds and have defined themselves in myriad ways: Many are secular, some are atheists, some are Reform Jews, a small number are Hasidic Jews, some are Buddhists, some (perhaps) are even (Jewish) Christians.
European preservationists have long embraced the idea of not just protecting a building, but rather, of preparing it to continue serving a vital, active role in the community.
Anderson says, African American businesses will have truly embraced the principles behind vertical integration.
His heart embraced more than a city, neighborhood, or community.
These results clearly highlight that most finance departments have not embraced best practice technologies and processes, and as a result are holding back their companies' performance," said Craig Schiff, CEO, BPM Partners.
ISLAMABAD -- Indians committed 178 ceasefire violations at Line of Control (LoC) and Working boundary this year due to which 19 civilians embraced Shahadat and 80 were injured.
Summary: Tunis, Ramadan 11, 1431/Aug 21, 2010, SPA-- As many as 491 foreigners have embraced Islam in Tunisia since the beginning of the current year.
Woodford embraced the contingency of authority, opting for a dialogic approach contrary to Wyclif's monologic one; Netter, however, "shares .
The 'something else' is a falsehood known to be a falsehood and embraced anyway in the conscience, the interior place reserved for God and His Truth (v.
Whorton tries to overcome this problem by incorporating personal testimony submitted to the AMA, pharmaceutical companies and health regimen reformers to illustrate that at least some members of the general public had embraced the concept of autointoxication by mid-century.
Reagan sought to draw a sharp distinction between two ideologies: one that embraced the bureaucratic state as the best provider of happiness for the prevailing coalition, and one that embraced liberty as the best guarantor of happiness for the individual.
If Harris embraces his extended family, you get the sense it's because they've always embraced him.