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Embrace vs. Embracement — Which is Correct Spelling?

Embrace vs. Embracement — Which is Correct Spelling?

Which is correct: Embrace or Embracement

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Embrace Definitions

To clasp or hold close with the arms, usually as an expression of affection.
To surround or enclose
"the bold chalk ridge that embraces the prominences of Hambledon Hill" (Thomas Hardy).
To include or contain as part of something broader.
To adopt or support willingly or eagerly
Embrace a social cause.
To avail oneself of
"I only regret, in my chilled age, certain occasions and possibilities I didn't embrace" (Henry James).
To join in an embrace.
An act of holding close with the arms, usually as an expression of affection; a hug.
An enclosure or encirclement
Caught in the jungle's embrace.
Eager acceptance
His embrace of socialism.
(transitive) To clasp (someone or each other) in the arms with affection; to take in the arms; to hug.
To seize (something) eagerly or with alacrity; to accept or take up with cordiality; to welcome.
I wholeheartedly embrace the new legislation.
To submit to; to undergo.
To encircle; to enclose, to encompass.
To enfold, to include (ideas, principles, etc.); to encompass.
Natural philosophy embraces many sciences.
To fasten on, as armour.
To accept (someone) as a friend; to accept (someone's) help gladly.
To attempt to influence (a court, jury, etc.) corruptly; to practise embracery.
An act of putting arms around someone and bringing the person close to the chest; a hug.
(figuratively) An enclosure partially or fully surrounding someone or something.
(figuratively) Full acceptance (of something).
(figuratively) An act of enfolding or including.
To fasten on, as armor.
To clasp in the arms with affection; to take in the arms; to hug.
I will embrace him with a soldier's arm,That he shall shrink under my courtesy.
Paul called unto him the disciples, and embraced them.
To cling to; to cherish; to love.
To seize eagerly, or with alacrity; to accept with cordiality; to welcome.
What is there that he may not embrace for truth?
To encircle; to encompass; to inclose.
Low at his feet a spacious plain is placed,Between the mountain and the stream embraced.
To include as parts of a whole; to comprehend; to take in; as, natural philosophy embraces many sciences.
Not that my song, in such a scanty space,So large a subject fully can embrace.
To accept; to undergo; to submit to.
To attempt to influence corruptly, as a jury or court.
Intimate or close encircling with the arms; pressure to the bosom; clasp; hug.
We stood tranced in long embraces,Mixed with kisses.
The act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
The state of taking in or encircling;
An island in the embrace of the sea
A close affectionate and protective acceptance;
His willing embrace of new ideas
In the bosom of the family
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
Hug, usually with fondness;
Hug me, please
They embraced
Take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own;
She embraced Catholocism
They adopted the Jewish faith

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