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-Dutch Dictionary © 2019:

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embrace nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (hug)omhelzing, omarming nw de
  (informeel)knuffel nw de
 He gave her a loving embrace.
embrace vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (hug)omhelzen, omarmen overg.ww
 He reluctantly embraced his former enemy.
embrace vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (accept)aanvaarden, aannemen overg.ww
  verwelkomen overg. ww
 His colleagues embraced his proposals.
 
Aanvullende vertalingen
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embrace nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (acceptance)acceptatie nw de
  aanvaarding nw de
 I want to feel the embrace of your family, but I don't think they'll ever accept me.
embrace viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (hug)omhelzen overg.ww
 The lovers embraced.
embrace vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (comprise)omvatten overg.ww
 Mathematics embraces arithmetic, algebra and geometry.
embrace vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (adopt)aannemen overg.ww
 The emperor eventually embraced the new religion.
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knuffel nw de (liefkozing)hug, embrace nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  caress nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  cuddle nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
knuffelen overg./onoverg. ww (liefkozen)hug viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  hug vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  embrace viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  cuddle viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
omarmen overg.ww (met armen omhelzen)embrace vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  hug vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
omhelzen overg.ww (de armen om iemand slaan)embrace, hug vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
omarmen overg.ww figuurlijk (van harte accepteren) (figurative)embrace vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
omhelzen overg.ww figuurlijk (van harte accepteren) (figurative)embrace vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 
Aanvullende vertalingen
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omhelzing nw deembrace, hug nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
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Collocatie: they embraced, in a [strong, long, warm, passionate] embrace, embraced each other, meer...

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