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hug

 (hŭg)
v. hugged, hug·ging, hugs
v.tr.
1. To clasp or hold closely, especially in the arms, as in affection; embrace.
2. To hold steadfastly to; cherish: He still hugs his outmoded beliefs.
3. To stay close to: a sailboat hugging the shore.
v.intr.
To embrace or cling together closely.
n.
1. A close, affectionate embrace.
2. A crushing embrace, as in wrestling.

[Probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse hugga, to comfort.]

hug′ga·ble adj.
hug′ger n.

hug

(hʌɡ)
vb (mainly tr) , hugs, hugging or hugged
1. (also intr) to clasp (another person or thing) tightly or (of two people) to cling close together; embrace
2. to keep close to a shore, kerb, etc
3. to cling to (beliefs, etc); cherish
4. to congratulate (oneself); be delighted with (oneself)
n
a tight or fond embrace
[C16: probably of Scandinavian origin; related to Old Norse hugga to comfort, Old English hogian to take care of]
ˈhuggable adj
ˈhugger n

hug

(hʌg)

v. hugged, hug•ging,
n. v.t.
1. to clasp tightly in the arms, esp. with affection; embrace: to hug a child.
2. to cling firmly or fondly to; cherish: to hug a belief.
3. to keep close to, as in sailing or in moving along or alongside of: a vessel hugging the shore; a car hugging the road.
v.i.
4. to cling together; lie close.
n.
5. a tight clasp with the arms; embrace.
[1560–70; perhaps < Old Norse hugga to soothe, console; akin to Old English hogian to care for]
hug′ger, n.

Hug

 of teddy bears: [book by Peter Ball, 1984].

hug


Past participle: hugged
Gerund: hugging

Imperative
hug
hug
Present
I hug
you hug
he/she/it hugs
we hug
you hug
they hug
Preterite
I hugged
you hugged
he/she/it hugged
we hugged
you hugged
they hugged
Present Continuous
I am hugging
you are hugging
he/she/it is hugging
we are hugging
you are hugging
they are hugging
Present Perfect
I have hugged
you have hugged
he/she/it has hugged
we have hugged
you have hugged
they have hugged
Past Continuous
I was hugging
you were hugging
he/she/it was hugging
we were hugging
you were hugging
they were hugging
Past Perfect
I had hugged
you had hugged
he/she/it had hugged
we had hugged
you had hugged
they had hugged
Future
I will hug
you will hug
he/she/it will hug
we will hug
you will hug
they will hug
Future Perfect
I will have hugged
you will have hugged
he/she/it will have hugged
we will have hugged
you will have hugged
they will have hugged
Future Continuous
I will be hugging
you will be hugging
he/she/it will be hugging
we will be hugging
you will be hugging
they will be hugging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hugging
you have been hugging
he/she/it has been hugging
we have been hugging
you have been hugging
they have been hugging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hugging
you will have been hugging
he/she/it will have been hugging
we will have been hugging
you will have been hugging
they will have been hugging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hugging
you had been hugging
he/she/it had been hugging
we had been hugging
you had been hugging
they had been hugging
Conditional
I would hug
you would hug
he/she/it would hug
we would hug
you would hug
they would hug
Past Conditional
I would have hugged
you would have hugged
he/she/it would have hugged
we would have hugged
you would have hugged
they would have hugged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hug - a tight or amorous embracehug - a tight or amorous embrace; "come here and give me a big hug"
embrace, embracement, embracing - the act of clasping another person in the arms (as in greeting or affection)
Verb1.hug - squeeze (someone) tightly in your arms, usually with fondness; "Hug me, please"; "They embraced"; "He hugged her close to him"
clasp - hold firmly and tightly
clinch - embrace amorously
cuddle - hold (a person or thing) close, as for affection, comfort, or warmth; "I cuddled the baby"
interlock, lock - become engaged or intermeshed with one another; "They were locked in embrace"
2.hug - fit closely or tightly; "The dress hugged her hips"
adjoin, contact, touch, meet - be in direct physical contact with; make contact; "The two buildings touch"; "Their hands touched"; "The wire must not contact the metal cover"; "The surfaces contact at this point"

hug

verb
1. embrace, hold (onto), cuddle, squeeze, cling, clasp, enfold, hold close, take in your arms They hugged each other like a couple of lost children.
2. clasp, hold (onto), grip, nurse, retain He trudged towards them, hugging a large box.
3. follow closely, keep close, stay near, cling to, follow the course of The road hugs the coast for hundreds of miles.
noun
1. embrace, squeeze, bear hug, clinch (slang), clasp She leapt out of the seat, and gave him a hug.

hug

verb
To put one's arms around affectionately:
Slang: clinch.
Archaic: bosom, clip, embosom.
noun
The act of embracing:
Slang: clinch.
Translations
حَضَنعِناق، تَعانُقيُحاذي الشّاطئيَحْضُنُيُعانِق، يَضُم إلى صَدْرِهِ
прегръдка
obejmoutobjetídržet se
omfavnelseholde sig tæt vedknuskramkramme
brakumo
بغل گیری
halatahalaushali
zagrlitizagrljaj
átkarolásközel maradölelés
faîmafaîmlaghalda sér fast viîknús
ハグ抱きしめる抱きしめること
...을 껴안다포옹
complexus
apkabinimaslaikytis artipriglaudimaspriglausti
apkampiensapkamptapskautapskāviensturēties
îmbrăţişare
objemobjeti
загрљај
kramkramaomfamna
กอดการกอด
kucaklamakucaklamaksarılmasarılmakyakın durmak
cái ômôm

hug

[hʌg]
A. Nabrazo m
to give sb a hugdar un abrazo a algn
give me a hugdame un abrazo
B. VT
1. (lovingly) → abrazar; (= squeeze) [bear] → ahogar, apretar
they hugged each otherse abrazaron
to hug o.s. to keep warmacurrucarse para darse calor
2. (= keep close to) → arrimarse a

hug

[ˈhʌg]
vt
(= embrace) → serrer dans ses bras
He hugged her → Il l'a serrée dans ses bras.
(= hold tightly) → serrer
(= remain close to) [+ shore, kerb] → serrer
nétreinte f
to give sb a hug → serrer qn dans ses bras
She gave them a hug → Elle les a serrés dans ses bras.

hug

nUmarmung f; to give somebody a hugjdn umarmen
vt
(= hold close)umarmen; (bear etc) → umklammern; (fig) hope, beliefsich klammern an (+acc); to hug somebody/something to oneselfjdn/etw an sich (acc)pressen or drücken; she hugged her legs tight to hersie schlang die Arme eng um die Beine
(= keep close to)sich dicht halten an (+acc); (car, ship etc also) → dicht entlangfahren an (+dat)
visich umarmen; we hugged and kissedwir umarmten und küssten uns
vr
to hug oneself to keep warmdie Arme verschränken, damit einem warm ist; she stood hugging herselfsie stand mit verschränkten Armen da
he hugged himself with pleasureer war sehr zufrieden mit sich selbst

hug

[hʌg]
1. nabbraccio, stretta
to give sb a hug → abbracciare qn
2. vtabbracciare, tener stretto/a a sé; (subj, bear) → stringere; (keep close to, kerb) → tenersi vicino a
to hug the coast → tenersi sotto costa

hug

(hag) past tense, past participle hugged verb
1. to hold close to oneself with the arms, especially to show love. She hugged her son when he returned from the war.
2. to keep close to. During the storm, the ships all hugged the shore.
noun
a tight grasp with the arms, especially to show love. As they said good-bye she gave him a hug.

hug

حَضَن, يَحْضُنُ obejmout, objetí knus, kramme umarmen, Umarmung αγκαλιά, αγκαλιάζω abrazar, abrazo halata, halaus accolade, serrer dans ses bras zagrliti, zagrljaj abbracciare, abbraccio 抱きしめる, 抱きしめること ...을 껴안다, 포옹 knuffel, omhelzen klem, klemme uścisk, uściskać abraçar, abraço обнимать, объятие kram, krama กอด, การกอด kucaklama, kucaklamak cái ôm, ôm 拥抱

hug

n abrazo; vt (pret & pp hugged; ger hugging) abrazar
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