To put one's arms around affectionately
The act of embracing
She gathered it in a hug and smelled deeply of it.
The look on his face made her want to hug him and ease his fear.
Kelli greeted one of the men with a kiss and a quick hug before going to the woman cutting chunks of meat off the deer.
How she would have welcomed a loving hug or kiss from him.
Dean gave the girl a hug as she shyly took Franny's outstretched hand.