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1. To take, clasp or inclose in the arms to press to the bosom, in token of affection.

Paul called to him the disciples and embraced them. Acts 20

2. To seize eagerly to lay hold on to receive or take with willingness that which is offered as, to embrace the christian religion to embrace the opportunity of doing a favor.
3. To comprehend to include or take in as, natural philosophy embraces many sciences.
4. To comprise to inclose to encompass to contain to encircle.

Low at his feet a spacious plain is placed,

Between the mountain and the stream embraced.

5. To receive to admit.
6. To find to take to accept.

Fleance--must embrace the fate

Of that dark hour.

7. To have carnal intercourse with.
8. To put on.
9. To attempt to influence a jury corruptly.

EMBRA'CE, To join in an embrace.

EMBRA'CE, n. Inclosure or clasp with the arms pressure to the bosom with the arms.

1. Reception of one thing into another.
2. Sexual intercourse conjugal endearment.

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Dictionary of Words from the King James Bible. Public Domain. Copy freely.
Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Embrace'. King James Dictionary.

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