A hug is an embrace,
a form of physical intimacy
when two people hold each other closely.
A hug is a connection,
a kind of non verbal communication
that means comfort, friendship, love or affection
A hug is a general indication
that two people are familiar with each other,
shared between friends, family, siblings, mother and child.
A hug is replaced by a handshake
in some cultures when strangers meet,
though in other culture, it is a form of greeting.
A hug is a cuddle,
loving gesture of affection
freely given and lovingly received.