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1. dare

verb. ['ˈdɛr'] take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission.

Synonyms

  • act
  • presume
  • make bold

Antonyms

  • go
  • stay in place
  • rise
  • precede

Etymology

  • darian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • durran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Dare

  • pitiesalpetriere
  • multimillionaire
  • euromobiliare
  • concessionaire
  • questionnaire
  • doctrinaire
  • trosclair
  • st_pierre
  • stpierre
  • st_claire
  • st_clair
  • stclair
  • montclair
  • millionaire
  • microware
  • maxicare
  • laterriere
  • larosiere
  • icelandair
  • frontiere
  • foursquare
  • disrepair
  • buenos-aires
  • billionaire
  • almaguer
  • whitehair
  • solitaire
  • sinclair
  • praxair
  • nationair

How do you pronounce dare?

Pronounce dare as dɛr.

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Sentences with dare


1. Verb, base form
All the players sit together and in unison ask the first person 'truth or dare?'

2. Noun, singular or mass
The girl will then respond by asking for either a truth or a dare.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Their delicate and even beautiful "false flowers" trap flies and other insects that dare to enter them.

Quotes about dare


1. Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.
- Jonas Salk

2. In the flush of love's light, we dare be brave. And suddenly we see that love costs all we are, and will ever be. Yet it is only love which sets us free.
- Maya Angelou

3. I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country.
- Thomas Jefferson

2. dare

verb. ['ˈdɛr'] to be courageous enough to try or do something.

Synonyms

  • act

Antonyms

  • advance
  • rush

Etymology

  • darian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • durran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. dare

verb. ['ˈdɛr'] challenge.

Synonyms

  • brazen
  • challenge

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend

Etymology

  • darian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • durran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. dare

noun. ['ˈdɛr'] a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy.

Synonyms

  • challenge

Antonyms

  • linger
  • recede

Etymology

  • darian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • durran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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