Synonyms for dared
- call one's bluff
- face off
- knock chip off shoulder
- laugh at
- make my day
- muster courage
- run the gauntlet
- square off
- step over the line
- take one on
- throw down gauntlet
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DARED
Geta dared trust no one but me to carry a message to Clinias.
But much as he yearned to do so, he dared not search the wall.
If Andrew had let out Sally she would have walked away from them all, but he dared not do that.
The gage had been thrown down to Andrew, and he dared not pick it up.
This was just what Hester wished but had not dared to propose.
I have not dared tell them of your marriage—only of your illness.
How dared she keep from her what she knew about her husband!
But the result was more to her satisfaction than she could have dared to hope.
More, he dared believe, and to assert boldly, that she loved him.
Like a coyote he would call at night, and though the Turk heard him, he dared not answer.