verb (used with object), em·braced, em·brac·ing.
verb (used without object), em·braced, em·brac·ing.
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Origin of embrace1
SYNONYMS FOR embrace
OTHER WORDS FROM embraceem·brace·a·ble, adjectiveem·brace·ment, nounem·brac·er, nounun·em·brace·a·ble, adjective
Words nearby embrace
Definition for embracing (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), em·braced, em·brac·ing. Law.
Origin of embrace2
OTHER WORDS FROM embraceem·brac·er, noun
Example sentences from the Web for embracing
Soon enough, Castro turned his back on those ideals, embracing Soviet style communism.
The important thing about embracing success, they say, is not to rest on your laurels.OK Go Is Helping Redefine the Music Video For the Internet Age|Lauren Schwartzberg|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On her own path, though, the “relationship know-it-all” is embracing her own, different natural progression.Confessions of a Rom-Com Writer: Liz Tuccillo Talks ‘Sex and the City,’ ‘Take Care,’ and More|Kevin Fallon|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Embracing those fleeing war in the Middle East would come at a high political, economic, and (potentially) public health cost.Pope Bids Refugees to EU ‘Bienvenido’; Europe Says ‘Non’|Candida Moss|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She attacks the modern Environmental Defense Fund for embracing markets and corporate partners.Naomi Klein’s ‘This Changes Everything’ Will Change Nothing|Michael Signer|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sammandha then gave the Jains a chance of escape by embracing the Saiva faith, to which some of them became converts.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
Liudmila quickly threw up her head, looked at her with a deep, embracing look.Mother|Maksim Gorky
Still, he grew calm after embracing Hatteras and Altamont for the twentieth time.The Voyages and Adventures of Captain Hatteras|Jules Verne
Yet such is life, that whatever is proposed, it is much easier to find reasons for rejecting than embracing.
Cortes received him with great ceremony, embracing him in sign of respect, and they sat down together.