embrace

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 [ɪmˈbreɪs]


Inflections of 'embrace' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
embraces
v 3rd person singular
embracing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
embraced
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
embraced
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2019

embrace

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. they embraced
  2. embraced each other
  3. embrace your [child, parents]
  4. embraced her [husband, lover]
  5. embraced him [passionately, warmly]
  6. embraced her in a [tight, warm, bear] hug
  7. embraced with [excitement, joy, love]
  8. embraced and [kissed, comforted]
  9. embrace the [idea, thought, concept] of
  10. embrace the [words, philosophy, idea] of
  11. embrace [change, diversity]
  12. embrace [technology, the modern world, this new way of life, their culture]
  13. embrace [new, modern, 21st-century] technology
  14. (learn to) embrace your [differences, flaws]
  15. embrace [our, each other's] [differences]
  16. embrace [this opportunity, the possibility]
  17. fully embrace [the idea, life]
n
  1. in a [strong, long, warm, passionate] embrace
  2. [held, had] him in a [strong] embrace
  3. gave her a [warm] embrace
  4. were locked in a [passionate] embrace
  5. their embrace of new [ideas, ways, technology]
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