Embrace

What is Embrace ?

Embrace is (verb) 1. to hold and kiss someone to show affection They embraced for several minutes before he got on the train. 2. to become a convert to a belief (formal.) He embraced communism when he was at university. (noun) the act of holding someone tightly and kissing them (literary) She shrank from his embraces. They lay on the grass in a close embrace.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level