a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy
"he could never refuse a dare"
boldness, daring, hardiness, hardihood(adj)
the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger
"the proposal required great boldness"; "the plan required great hardiness of heart"
audacious, daring, venturesome, venturous(adj)
disposed to venture or take risks
"audacious visions of the total conquest of space"; "an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas"; "the most daring of contemporary fiction writers"; "a venturesome investor"; "a venturous spirit"
radically new or original
"an avant-garde theater piece"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
The adventurous man goes in quest of danger; the bold man stands out and faces danger or censure; the brave man combines confidence with resolution in presence of danger; the chivalrous man puts himself in peril for others' protection. The daring step out to defy danger; the dauntless will not flinch before anything that may come to them; the doughty will give and take limitless hard knocks. The adventurous find something romantic in dangerous enterprises; the venturesome may be simply heedless, reckless, or ignorant. All great explorers have been adventurous; children, fools, and criminals are venturesome. The fearless and intrepid possess unshaken nerves in any place of danger. Courageous is more than brave, adding a moral element: the courageous man steadily encounters perils to which he may be keenly sensitive, at the call of duty; the gallant are brave in a dashing, showy, and splendid way; the valiant not only dare great dangers, but achieve great results; the heroic are nobly daring and dauntless, truly chivalrous, sublimely courageous. Compare FORTITUDE.
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How to use daring in a sentence?
An adventure differs from a mere feat in that it is tied to the externally unattainable. Only one end of the rope is in the hand, the other is not visible, and neither prayers, nor daring, nor reason can shake it free.
There exists no politician in India daring enough to attempt to explain to the masses that cows can be eaten.
He has a more acute ear than most producers. He takes it seriously and is more daring, imaginative and endlessly creative. He likes to take chances.
Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
If you see her onstage, she's daring in her own way, she doesn't conform; she does what she wants.
Translations for daring
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- جرأة, جسارةArabic
- смел, безстрашен, безстрашие, дързък, авантюристичен, смелостBulgarian
- agosaratCatalan, Valencian
- Kühnheit, mutig, WagemutGerman
- audaz, atrevimiento, osado, atrevido, audacia, osadíaSpanish
- uskalias, uskallusFinnish
- audacieux, courageuxFrench
- נועזת, נועז, תעוזהHebrew
- gedurfd, durf, stoutmoedig, roekeloos, avontuurlijk, durvend, branie, lef, dapperDutch
- atrevido, arrojado, audacioso, audazPortuguese
- смелость, отважный, смелый, бесстрашный, лихой, дерзкийRussian
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