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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. dare

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

    shrink, shun, dread, cower

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. dareverb

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

  2. dareverb

    bravo, defy, challenge

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. darenoun

    defiance, provocation, challenge

  2. dareverb

    venture, presume, defy, challenge, stump

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. DARE

    Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effects, see there

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  1. Emeasoba George:

    Dare to be/remain thankful to God almighty for whatever you have presently no matter how small it seems to you. For, thankfulness gives rise to plentifulness.

  2. Bette Davis:

    I do not regret one professional enemy I have made. Any actor who doesn't dare to make an enemy should get out of the business.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    No one is ever too old to dream big or to realize any dream. Yes! your age shouldn't discourage you from dreaming big. So, dare to dream big, regardless of your age. ~Emeasoba George

  4. Dale Carnegie:

    The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.

  5. Eric Adams:

    How dare Andrew Yang say a retired( NYPD) captain, a state Senator, a Borough president, significant other is an educator... We can't have two homes ? Andrew Yang has two homes. So you don't see the hint of racism in that ? , i live in Brooklyn. I don't live in New Paltz.

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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