Definition of DARE

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 dare, defy, stump
to oppose (something hostile or dangerous) with firmness or courage <every day the old fisherman dared the elements to make his meager living>
Near Antonyms avoid, eschew, shun; elude, escape, evade, shake

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