Synonyms of cradling


1. cradle, hold, take hold

usage: hold gently and carefully; "He cradles the child in his arms"

2. cradle, rear, raise, bring up, nurture, parent

usage: bring up from infancy

3. cradle, hold, take hold

usage: hold or place in or as if in a cradle; "He cradled the infant in his arms"

4. cradle, cut

usage: cut grain with a cradle scythe

5. cradle, wash, launder

usage: wash in a cradle; "cradle gold"

6. cradle, play

usage: run with the stick

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Definition and meaning of cradling (Dictionary)