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dare

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dare

  1. 1 to invite (someone) to take part in a contest or to perform a feat <I dare you to repeat that to my face!> <he dared his friend to race to the end of the block> Synonyms challenge, defy, stumpRelated Words beard, brave, brazen, breast, confront, face, outbrave, outface

  2. 2 to oppose (something hostile or dangerous) with firmness or courage <every day the old fisherman dared the elements to make his meager living> Synonyms beard, brave, brazen, breast, confront, face, defy, outbrave, outfaceRelated Words face up (to), front; affront; challenge; encounter, meet; accost, approach, corner; repel, resist, stand, withstand; battle, combat, contend (with), fight, oppose, square (off)Near Antonyms avoid, eschew, shun; elude, escape, evade, shakeAntonyms dodge, duck, funk, shirk, sidestep




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