daresay

verb
dare·say | \ˌder-ˈsā \

Definition of daresay 

transitive verb

: venture to say : think probable used only in the present tense first-person singular

intransitive verb

: agree, suppose used only in the present tense first-person singular

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Examples of daresay in a Sentence

I daresay we might manage to finish on time after all.

First Known Use of daresay

13th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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