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  • nounchallenge, defiance
  • verbchallenge, defy someone
  • verbtake a risk; be courageous

synonyms for dare

  • cartel
  • defy
  • provocation
  • stump
  • taunt
See also synonyms for: dared / daring
  • taunt
  • insult
  • resist
  • oppose
  • threaten
  • provoke
  • spurn
  • bully
  • cope
  • front
  • confront
  • goad
  • denounce
  • face
  • disregard
  • brave
  • scorn
  • meet
  • mock
  • beard
  • laugh at
  • run the gauntlet
  • face off
  • knock chip off shoulder
  • make my day
  • muster courage
  • outdare
  • square off
  • step over the line
  • take one on
  • throw down gauntlet
  • call one's bluff
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How to use dare in a sentence

The man who removed the dolphin from the Indus River that Jabbar and his colleagues were trying to save told a judge he was responding to an impromptu dare by a friend.
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None other would dare to show herself unveiled to a stranger, and a white man at that.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
I never dare venture over except as the guest of some more fortunate friend.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
I do not know—I do not dare to believe—that I shall live to hear that key grating in the lock.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
She would not dare to choose, and begged that Mademoiselle Reisz would please herself in her selections.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
For accurate work the best instruments are the von Fleischl-Miescher and the Dare.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
But he didn't dare object again, for fear Mr. Blackbird would double the number once more and make it eighty.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Thus much we dare venture to say, because on these points we, with all men, are in a position to form a judgment for ourselves.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Nam erga reliquos, aut hc aut in nauibus agentes didicerunt nobis non facil quicqu gratis dare.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
It was the taunt of his chief of the staff, "Do you know that the soldiers say you are afraid and do not dare to advance?"
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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WORDS RELATED TO DARE

  • address
  • annoy
  • bother
  • brace
  • buttonhole
  • call
  • challenge
  • confront
  • cross
  • dare
  • entice
  • face
  • flag
  • greet
  • hail
  • proposition
  • run into
  • salute
  • welcome
  • whistle for
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