The History Channel has given up its documentary format to embrace reality shows about custom-built motorcycles.
The silver lining to the Daschle mess is that maybe Democrats will now embrace tax simplification as change they can believe in.
Now, evangelicals are debating whether churches can embrace contraception as a backup plan.
mid-14c., from Old French embracer (12c., Modern French embrasser) "clasp in the arms, enclose; covet, handle, cope with," from en- "in" (see en- (1)) + brace, braz "the arms," from Latin bracchium (neuter plural brachia); see brace (n.). Related: Embraced; embracing; embraceable. Replaced Old English clyppan, also fæðm.
1590s, from embrace (v.).