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Overview of verb brace

The verb brace has 4 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (2) brace, poise

(prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult)

2. (2) brace, steady, stabilize, stabilise

(support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace; "brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel")

3. (1) brace

(support by bracing)

4. stimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk up

(cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate")

Overview of adj braced

The adj braced has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) braced

(positioned so as to be ready for confrontation or danger; "he stood to attention with his shoulders braced")

2. braced, buttressed

(held up by braces or buttresses) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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