hug

DEFINITIONS OF: hug

1

v squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness

Hug me, please”
“He hugged her close to him”
Synonyms:
bosom, embrace, squeeze
Types:
clinch
embrace amorously
cuddle
hold (a person or thing) close, as for affection, comfort, or warmth
interlock, lock
become engaged or intermeshed with one another
Type of:
clasp
hold firmly and tightly

v fit closely or tightly

“The dress hugged her hips”
Type of:
adjoin, contact, meet, touch
be in direct physical contact with; make contact

n a tight or amorous embrace

“come here and give me a big hug
Synonyms:
clinch, squeeze
Type of:
embrace, embracement, embracing
the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
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