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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 of dare challenge, defy, stumpWords Related to dare 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 of dare beard, brave, brazen, breast, confront, face, defy, outbrave, outfaceWords Related to dare 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 of dare avoid, eschew, shun; elude, escape, evade, shakeAntonyms of dare dodge, duck, funk, shirk, sidestep



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