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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EMBRA'CE, verb transitive

1. To take, clasp or inclose in the arms; to press to the bosom, in token of affection.

Paul called to him the disciples and embraced them. Acts 20:1.

2. To seize eagerly; to lay hold on; to receive or take with willingness that which is offered; as, to embrace the christian religion; to embrace the opportunity of doing a favor.

3. To comprehend; to include or take in; as, natural philosophy embraces many sciences.

4. To comprise; to inclose; to encompass; to contain; to encircle.

Low at his feet a spacious plain is placed,

Between the mountain and the stream embraced.

5. To receive; to admit.

6. To find; to take; to accept.

Fleance--must embrace the fate

Of that dark hour.

7. To have carnal intercourse with.

8. To put on.

9. To attempt to influence a jury corruptly.

EMBRA'CE, verb intransitive To join in an embrace

EMBRA'CE, noun Inclosure or clasp with the arms; pressure to the bosom with the arms.

1. Reception of one thing into another.

2. Sexual intercourse; conjugal endearment.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EMBRA'CED, participle passive Inclosed in the arms; clasped to the bosom; seized; laid hold on; received; comprehended; included; contained; accepted.

1. Influenced corruptly; biassed; as a juror.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EMBRA'CEMENT, noun A clasp in the arms; a hug; embrace.

1. Hostile hug; grapple. [Little used.]

2. Comprehension; state of being contained; inclosure. [Little used.]

3. Conjugal endearment; sexual commerce.

4. Willing acceptance. [Little used.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EMBRA'CER, noun The person who embraces.

1. One who attempts to influence a jury corruptly.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EMBRA'CERY, noun In law, an attempt to influence a jury corruptly to one side, by promises, persuasions, entreaties, money, entertainments, or the like.