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embracing


 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  embrace 
 
  2  of  3  senses  of  embrace 
 
  Sense  2 
  embrace,  hug,  bosom,  squeeze 
  =>  cuddle 
  =>  interlock,  lock 
 
  Sense  3 
  espouse,  embrace,  adopt,  sweep  up 
  =>  take  up  latch  on  fasten  on  hook  on  seize  on 
 
  Troponyms  (hyponyms)  of  verb  embrace 
 
  2  of  3  senses  of  embrace 
 
  Sense  2 
  embrace,  hug,  bosom,  squeeze 
  =>  cuddle 
  =>  interlock,  lock 
 
  Sense  3 
  espouse,  embrace,  adopt,  sweep  up 
  =>  take  up  latch  on  fasten  on  hook  on  seize  on 
 
  Entailment  of  verb  embrace 
 
 
  Synonyms/Hypernyms  (Ordered  by  Frequency)  of  verb  embrace 
 
  3  senses  of  embrace 
 
  Sense  1 
  embrace,  encompass,  comprehend,  cover 
  =>  include 
 
  Sense  2 
  embrace,  hug,  bosom,  squeeze 
  =>  clasp 
 
  Sense  3 
  espouse,  embrace,  adopt,  sweep  up 
  =>  accept 
 
  Familiarity  of  verb  embrace 
 
  embrace  used  as  a  verb  is  uncommon  (polysemy  count  =  3) 
 
  Synonyms  (Grouped  by  Similarity  of  Meaning)  of  verb  embrace 
 
  Sense  1 
  embrace,  encompass,  comprehend,  cover 
  =>  include 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  2 
  embrace,  hug,  bosom,  squeeze 
  =>  clasp 
  -------------- 
 
  Sense  3 
  espouse,  embrace,  adopt,  sweep  up 
  =>  accept 
  -------------- 
 
  Grep  of  noun  embracing 
  embracing 
 
  Overview  of  noun  embracing 
 
  The  noun  embracing  has  1  sense  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (1)  embrace,  embracing  --  (the  act  of  clasping  another  person  in  the  arms  (as  in  greeting  or  affection)) 
 
  Overview  of  verb  embrace 
 
  The  verb  embrace  has  3  senses  (first  3  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (5)  embrace,  encompass,  comprehend,  cover  --  (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") 
  2.  (3)  embrace,  hug,  bosom,  squeeze  --  (hug,  usually  with  fondness;  "Hug  me  please";  "They  embraced") 
  3.  (1)  espouse,  embrace,  adopt,  sweep  up  --  (take  up  the  cause  ideology,  practice,  method,  of  someone  and  use  it  as  one's  own  "She  embraced  Catholocism";  "They  adopted  the  Jewish  faith") 
 
  Grep  of  adj  embracing 
  all-embracing 
 
  Overview  of  noun  embracing 
 
  The  noun  embracing  has  1  sense  (first  1  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (1)  embrace,  embracing  --  (the  act  of  clasping  another  person  in  the  arms  (as  in  greeting  or  affection)) 
 
  Overview  of  verb  embrace 
 
  The  verb  embrace  has  3  senses  (first  3  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (5)  embrace,  encompass,  comprehend,  cover  --  (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") 
  2.  (3)  embrace,  hug,  bosom,  squeeze  --  (hug,  usually  with  fondness;  "Hug  me  please";  "They  embraced") 
  3.  (1)  espouse,  embrace,  adopt,  sweep  up  --  (take  up  the  cause  ideology,  practice,  method,  of  someone  and  use  it  as  one's  own  "She  embraced  Catholocism";  "They  adopted  the  Jewish  faith") 



embracing definition