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(n.) To cling to; to cherish; to love.


(v. t.) To fasten on, as armor.


(n.) To clasp in the arms with affection; to take in the arms; to hug.


(n.) Intimate or close encircling with the arms; pressure to the bosom; clasp; hug.


(n.) To seize eagerly, or with alacrity; to accept with cordiality; to welcome.


(n.) To encircle; to encompass; to inclose.


(n.) To include as parts of a whole; to comprehend; to take in; as, natural philosophy embraces many sciences.


(n.) To accept; to undergo; to submit to.


(n.) To attempt to influence corruptly, as a jury or court.


(v. i.) To join in an embrace.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Embrace'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. 1828.

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