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Synonyms for dare

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 2 votes

  1. dare

    venture, face, brave, hazard, risk, defy, challenge

    shrink, shun, dread, cower

Princeton's WordNet1.3 / 3 votes

  1. dare, daringverb

    a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy

    "he could never refuse a dare"

    boldness, daring, hardihood, hardiness

  2. make bold, dare, presumeverb

    take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission

    "How dare you call my lawyer?"

    take for granted, presume, defy, assume, make bold

  3. dareverb

    to be courageous enough to try or do something

    "I don't dare call him", "she dares to dress differently from the others"

    presume, defy, make bold

  4. defy, dareverb


    "I dare you!"

    defy, hold up, refuse, make bold, presume, withstand, resist, hold

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. dareverb

    venture, presume, have courage, be bold enough, not be afraid

  2. dareverb

    bravo, defy, challenge

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words5.0 / 1 vote

  1. darenoun

    defiance, provocation, challenge

  2. dareverb

    venture, presume, defy, challenge, stump

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD5.0 / 2 votes

  1. DARE

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How to use dare in a sentence?

  1. Billy Madison:

    Billy Hey I'm trying to score points with the teacher today. DON'T SCREW IT UP. 3rd Grader I dare you to touch her boobs. Billy Touch her boobs That's assault brotha...... Ya double dare me

  2. William Makepeace Thackeray:

    Attacking is the only secret. Dare and the world always yields or if it beats you sometimes, dare it again and it will succumb.

  3. Sarah Silverman:

    No one would dare to say a degrading remark about being black or dare to say a degrading remark on Instagram about someone being gay, but my age -- anybody and everybody would say something degrading to me. And I always think to myself, why is that accepted? What's the difference between that and racism or any discrimination? They're judging me by my age. I don't understand. I'm trying to get my head around it.

  4. Whoopi Goldberg:

    Do any of you men have any eggs or the possibility of carrying a fetus? How dare you talk about what a fetus wants? You have no idea, i’m fine if you disagree with abortion, I have no problem with that. My problem comes when you tell me what I need to do with my doctor and my family. How dare you. How dare you!

  5. D. A. Battista:

    I speak truth, not so much as I would, but as much as I dare and I dare a little the more, as I grow older.

Translations for dare

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  • durf, uitdaag, daag, uitdagingAfrikaans
  • تجرؤ, واجه, جرؤ, تحدىArabic
  • пасмяяцца, смяяццаBelarusian
  • смея, предизвиквам, предизвикателство, осмелявам се, дръзвамBulgarian
  • odvažovat se, vyzvat, riskovatCzech
  • Mutprobe, herausfordern, riskieren, trotzen, wagenGerman
  • τολμώGreek
  • aŭdaciEsperanto
  • afrontar, enfrentar, desafiar, retar, desafío, retoSpanish
  • جرات کنPersian
  • haaste, uskaltaa, uhmata, haastaaFinnish
  • défier, défi, affronter, oserFrench
  • doareWestern Frisian
  • merészel, merHungarian
  • defiar, osar, defiaInterlingua
  • audacarIdo
  • osareItalian
  • 思い切ってする, 冒す, 堪える, 敢えてするJapanese
  • audeoLatin
  • drīkstētLatvian
  • cabarMalay
  • durf, uitdagen, wagen, tarten, uitdaging, durven, riskerenDutch
  • våge, risikere, utfordring, utfordre, tørNorwegian
  • desafio, desafiarPortuguese
  • încumeta, cuteza, îndrăzniRomanian
  • подзадорить, сметь, подзадоривать, посметь, смело смотреть в лицо, осмелиться, дерзнуть, осмеливаться, рискнуть, отважиться, отваживаться, рисковать, бросать вызов, дерзатьRussian
  • odvážiť saSlovak
  • upati siSlovene
  • tordas, utmana, riskera, töras, vågaSwedish
  • cesaret etmekTurkish
  • ہمتUrdu
  • dámVietnamese

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