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brace

noun

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1 a structure that holds up or serves as a foundation for something else
  • wore a brace for the injured knee

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2 two things of the same or similar kind that match or are considered together
  • bagged a brace of pheasants

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brace

verb

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2 to hold up or serve as a foundation for
  • several boards braced the wall

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3 to prepare (oneself) mentally or emotionally
  • she braced herself for the job interview

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The first known use of brace was in the 14th century

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“Brace.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/brace. Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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