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Definition 1: a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where dare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he could never refuse a dare

Synonyms for dare in the sense of this definition

(dare is a kind of ...) a call to engage in a contest or fight

Definition 2: challenge - [verb of communication]

Samples where dare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I dare you!

Synonyms for dare in the sense of this definition

(dare is a kind of ...) issue a challenge to

"Fischer challenged Spassky to a match"

(... is a kind of dare ) face with defiance or impudence

"brazen it out"

Samples where dare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • How dare you call my lawyer?

Synonyms for dare in the sense of this definition

(dare is a kind of ...) perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

"think before you act" "We must move quickly" "The governor should act on the new energy bill" "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"

Samples where dare or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I don't dare call him
  • she dares to dress differently from the others

(dare is a kind of ...) perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

"think before you act" "We must move quickly" "The governor should act on the new energy bill" "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"

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