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Synonyms and Antonyms of embrace

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embrace

synonym (synonym of embrace)

  • (noun.act)
    the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a close affectionate and protective acceptance (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.cognition)
    take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own (verb.cognition)
     

hypernym (embrace IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a close affectionate and protective acceptance (noun.act)
    the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception (noun.act)
     
  • include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory (verb.stative)
    have as a part, be made up out of (verb.stative)
     
  • squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness (verb.contact)
    hold firmly and tightly (verb.contact)
     
  • take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own (verb.cognition)
    consider or hold as true (verb.cognition)
     
  • the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection) (noun.act)
    the act of grasping (noun.act)
     
  • the state of taking in or encircling (noun.state)
    the state of being included (noun.state)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF embrace relation)

  • squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness (verb.contact)
    embrace amorously (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    hold (a person or thing) close, as for affection, comfort, or warmth (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    become engaged or intermeshed with one another (verb.contact)
     
  • take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own (verb.cognition)
    adopt (verb.cognition)
     
  • the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection) (noun.act)
    a close and affectionate (and often prolonged) embrace (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a tight or amorous embrace (noun.act)
     

verb group (embrace is verb group of ....)

  • include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory (verb.stative)
    act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression (verb.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from embrace)

  • a close affectionate and protective acceptance (noun.act)
    take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own (verb.cognition)
     
  • include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory (verb.stative)
    the relation of comprising something (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.state)
    including entirely (noun.state)
     
  • (adj.all)
    including all or everything (adj.all)
     
  • squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness (verb.contact)
    the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a tight or amorous embrace (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    affectionate play (or foreplay without contact with the genital organs) (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.body)
    a person's breast or chest (noun.body)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who hugs (noun.person)
     
  • take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own (verb.cognition)
    the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a close affectionate and protective acceptance (noun.act)
     
  • the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection) (noun.act)
    squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness (verb.contact)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym verb group derivation embracement embracing bosom comprehend hug squeeze acceptance acceptation clasp clench inclusion accept cuddle nestle clinch hug fasten on hook on address cover deal handle plow treat adopt bosom hug adoption borrowing embracement

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