hug

  • 1 Hug — ist ein deutschsprachiger Familienname. Herkunft und Verbreitung Der Familienname Hug ist die nicht diphthongierte Form des Namens Haug. Diesem Lautmerkmal gemäß ist der Name hauptsächlich im Hochalemannischen, besonders in der Deutschschweiz,… …

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  • 2 Hug —     Johann Leonhard Hug     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Johann Leonhard Hug     A German Catholic exegete, b. at Constance, 1 June, 1765; d. at Freiburg im Br., 11 March, 1846. After finishing his studies at the gymnasium of his native town he went …

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  • 3 Hug — Hug, v. t. 1. To press closely within the arms; to clasp to the bosom; to embrace. And huggen me in his arms. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To hold fast; to cling to; to cherish. [1913 Webster] We hug deformities if they bear our names. Glanvill. [1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 hug — hug; hug·ga·ble; hug·ger; hug·gle; hug·ging·ly; …

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  • 5 hug — [n] embrace affection, bear hug*, bunny hug*, caress, clasp, clinch, lock, squeeze, tight grip; concepts 190,375 Ant. push, release hug [v] hold close, cling to bear hug, be near to, cherish, clasp, clinch, cradle, cuddle, embrace, enbosom,… …

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  • 6 hug — [hug] vt. hugged, hugging [prob. via dial. < ON hugga, to comfort, console] 1. to put the arms around and hold closely; esp., to embrace tightly and affectionately 2. to squeeze tightly between the forelegs, as a bear does 3. to cling to or… …

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  • 7 Hug — Hug, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Hugged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hugging}.] [Prob. of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. sidde paa huk to squat, Sw. huka sig to squat, Icel. h?ka. Cf. {Huckster}.] 1. To cower; to crouch; to curl up. [Obs.] Palsgrave. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Hug — Hug, n. A close embrace or clasping with the arms, as in affection or in wrestling. Fuller. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Hug — Hug, Johann Leonhard, gelehrter katholischer Theolog, geb. 1. Juni 1765 in Constanz; wurde 1780 zum Priester geweiht u. 1791 Professor der Theologie in Freiburg, badischer Geheimrath u. Domherr daselbst, wo er den 11. März 1846 starb. Er schr.:… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 Hüg. — Hüg., bei naturwissenschaftl. Namen Abkürzung für K. Al. Auf. v. Hügel (s. d. 2) …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 Hug — Hug, 1) Johann Leonhard, namhafter kath. Theolog, geb. 1765 in Konstanz, wurde 1789 Priester, 1791 Professor der Theologie in Freiburg, gest. daselbst 11. März 1846. Unter seinen Schriften hat bleibenden Wert seine »Einleitung in die Schriften… …

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  • 12 Hug — Hug, Joh. Leonh., einer der gelehrtesten Theologen der neuern Zeit, namentlich ein vortrefflicher Kritiker und Kenner des classischen Alterthums, geb. 1765 zu Konstanz, studierte zu Freiburg, war daselbst Zögling u. 1787–90 Studienpräfect des… …

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  • 13 hug — (v.) 1560s, hugge to embrace, of unknown origin; perhaps from O.N. hugga to comfort, from hugr courage, mood, from P.Gmc. *hugjan, related to O.E. hycgan to think, consider, Goth. hugs mind, soul, thought. Other have noted the similarity in some… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 14 hug- — *hug germ.: Quelle: Personenname; Sonstiges: Reichert, Lexikon der altgermanischen Namen 2, 1990, 550 (Chlochilaich) …

    Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • 15 hug — ► VERB (hugged, hugging) 1) squeeze or hold tightly in one s arms. 2) keep close to: a few craft hugged the shore. ► NOUN ▪ an act of hugging. DERIVATIVES huggable adjective …

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  • 16 Hug — This article is about affection. For people named Hug, see Hug (surname). Elisabeth Louise Vigée Lebrun, Madame Vigée Lebrun et sa fille, by Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, 1789 …

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  • 17 hug — I hug 1. hug sb., get, hug, gene; træet faldt efter flere hug med øksen II hug 2. hug: på hug; sidde på hug …

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  • 18 hug — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, huge ▪ affectionate, comforting, friendly, loving, reassuring, warm ▪ …

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  • 19 hug — 01. The little girl fell asleep in her mother s arms, [hugging] her teddy bear 02. Jane s mother cried, and [hugged] her when Jane told her she was getting married. 03. Merry Christmas! Come over here, and let me give you a big [hug]. 04. When my …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 hug — hug1 [hʌg] v past tense and past participle hugged present participle hugging [T] [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Probably from a Scandinavian language] 1.) to put your arms around someone and hold them tightly to show love or friendship = ↑embrace ▪… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English