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Definition 1: the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • the proposal required great boldness
  • the plan required great hardiness of heart

Synonyms for daring in the sense of this definition

(daring is a kind of ...) the trait of feeling no fear

(... is a kind of daring ) the trait of being adventurous

(... is a kind of daring ) boldness as manifested in rash and daredevil behavior

(... is a kind of daring ) fearless daring

(... is a kind of daring ) behavior marked by a bold defiance of the proprieties and lack of shame

(... are attributes of daring) fearless and daring

"bold settlers on some foreign shore" "a bold speech" "a bold adventure"

Definition 2: a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • he could never refuse a dare

Synonyms for daring in the sense of this definition

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

Definition 3: disposed to venture or take risks - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • audacious visions of the total conquest of space
  • an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas
  • the most daring of contemporary fiction writers
  • a venturesome investor
  • a venturous spirit

Synonyms for daring in the sense of this definition

(daring is similar to ...) willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises

"adventurous pioneers" "the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy"

Definition 4: radically new or original - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • an avant-garde theater piece

Synonyms for daring in the sense of this definition

(daring is similar to ...) being or productive of something fresh and unusual; or being as first made or thought of

"a truly original approach" "with original music" "an original mind"

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