- covering or applying to all; all-inclusive; blanket: an all-embracing definition.
Origin of all-embracing
First recorded in 1820–30
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Examples from the Web for all-embracing
Even food for the horse was included in that all-embracing rent.Kent Knowles: Quahaug
Joseph C. Lincoln
Varuna, the all-embracing sky, is also in many hymns a solar deity.History of Religion
Their genius was fed by a wide sympathy and an all-embracing curiosity.Progress and History
In that period of all-embracing activity, he began to study astronomy.
Now a word about the next form of this all-embracing precept.Expositions of Holy Scripture