Definitions For Embrace


  • A close affectionate and protective acceptance
  • The act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
  • The state of taking in or encircling
  • The act of holding someone in your arms : the act of embracing someone


  • Take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own
  • Hold (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness
  • Include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory
  • To hold someone in your arms as a way of expressing love or friendship
  • To accept (something or someone) readily or gladly
  • To use (an opportunity) eagerly

Is Embrace a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Embrace is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Embrace in a Sentence

  • They embraced one last time before going their separate ways.
  • A politician who has been embraced by conservatives
  • Charity embraces all acts of generous giving.
  • He held her in a warm embrace.

Synonyms for Embrace

Antonyms for Embrace

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