The definition of embrace is to hug, eagerly accept, or to be serious about starting something new.(verb)
An embrace is defined as a hug.(noun)
An example of an embrace is two people with their arms wrapped around each other.
See embrace in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME embracen < OFr embracier < VL *imbrachiare < L im-, in + brachium, an arm: see brace
See embrace in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb em·braced, em·brac·ing, em·brac·es verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English embracen
Origin: , from Old French embracer
Origin: : en-, in; see en-1
Origin: + brace, the two arms; see brace.
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