Definition of Embrace


  • a close affectionate and protective acceptance
    "his willing embrace of new ideas"
    "in the bosom of the family"
  • the state of taking in or encircling
    "an island in the embrace of the sea"
  • the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)


  • take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own
    "She embraced Catholicism"
    "They adopted the Jewish faith"
    - sweep up
  • squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness
    "Hug me, please"
    "They embraced"
    "He hugged her close to him"
  • include in scope
    include as part of something broader
    have as one's sphere or territory
    "This group encompasses a wide range of people from different backgrounds"
    "this should cover everyone in the group"
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Word games points for the Embrace

  • Scrabble® score of the embrace (13)
  • Word Chums® score of the embrace (19)
  • Words With Friends® score of the embrace (16)

Unscramble embrace

107 unscramble word found using the letters embrace.

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