dare
[dɛː]
VERB
dares (third person present) · dared (past tense) · dared (past participle) · daring (present participle)
  1. (to)
    have the courage to do something.
    "a story he dare not write down" ·
    "she leaned forward as far as she dared"
    synonyms:
    be brave enough · have the courage · pluck up courage · take the risk ·
    venture · have the nerve · have the temerity · make so bold as · be so bold as · have the effrontery · have the audacity · presume · go so far as · risk doing · hazard doing · take the liberty of doing · stick one's neck out · go out on a limb · take a flyer · make bold to
  2. defy or challenge (someone) to do something.
    "she was daring him to disagree" ·
    "swap with me, I dare you"
    synonyms:
    challenge · provoke · goad · taunt · defy · summon · invite · bid ·
    throw down the gauntlet to
  3. literary
    take the risk of; brave.
    "few dared his wrath"
NOUN
dares (plural noun)
  1. a challenge, especially to prove courage.
    "she ran across a main road for a dare"
Origin
Old English durran, of Germanic origin; related to Gothic gadaursan, from an Indo-European root shared by Greek tharsein and Sanskrit dhṛṣ- ‘be bold’.
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How to use dare in a sentence?
a fondness for nuclear power was the love that dare not speak its name among green campaigners.
he seemed to be saying with each rip of a page—how dare she enjoy reading books?.
he didn't dare look away, in case this was read as a sign of weakness.
would Britain dare to act unilaterally in the face of world opinion?.
we dare not go ashore lest perchance we should fall into some snare.
I've got friends who'll pull strings—nobody will dare touch me.
the upstarts who dare to challenge the legitimacy of his rule.
I was tempted to look at my watch, but didn't dare.
no one dare challenge her absolute authority.
don't you dare malign her in my presence.
‘I dare say,’ interpolated her employer.
she leaned forward as far as she dared.
she ran across a main road for a dare.
that dread being we dare oppose.
‘Don't you dare!’ she squealed.
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How to say dare in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans mans genoeg is
Arabic (VERB)يجرؤ, تجرؤ, تتجرأ, أجرؤ, يجرؤون, التحدي, تجرأ
(NOUN)داري, الجرأة, تحدي
(ADJECTIVE)يتجاسر
Bangla সাহস
Bosnian (Latin) usudio
Bulgarian (VERB)смея, осмеляват, посмял, смеят
(NOUN)Петров, Попова, Петкова, Павлов, Радоева, предизвикателство
(ADJECTIVE)смееш
Cantonese (Traditional)
Catalan (VERB)atreveixen
(NOUN)atreveix, desafia
Chinese Simplified
Chinese Traditional
Croatian (VERB)usudio, usuđuju, izazivaj, smijem
(NOUN)izazov
Czech (NOUN)odvážit, neodvážil, vadí
(VERB)odváží, odvahu
Danish (VERB)vover, tør, turde, vove
(NOUN)vov
Dutch (VERB)durven, durf, durft, durfde, daag
(NOUN)aandurven
Estonian (VERB)julge
Fijian bolea
Filipino magkalakas ng loob
Finnish (VERB)uskalla, kehtaatte
(NOUN)hirvitä, kehtaa, Aulis
(ADJECTIVE)uskaltanut
French (VERB)ose, te défie, avisez, défie
(ADJECTIVE)osez-vous, oses-tu
German (VERB)Wagen, dich traust, trauen
(NOUN)Drechsler
Greek (VERB)τολμούν, τολμήσουμε, τολμά
(NOUN)τολμώ, Τολμήστε
(ADJECTIVE)τολμάς
Haitian Creole bay gabèl
Hebrew (ADJECTIVE)מעז, מעיז, מעזה, מעיזים
(VERB)מעיזה, מעזים, תעז, העזתי, העזה, אומץ
(NOUN)חובה
Hindi (VERB)हिम्मत
Hmong Daw twv
Hungarian (VERB)mer, merem, mernek, merek, meri, mertem
(NOUN)merj
Icelandic (VERB)þora
(ADJECTIVE)dirfist
Indonesian (VERB)berani
Italian (VERB)osare, osano, coraggio, oso, sfido, azzardare, osato
(ADJECTIVE)osa, permetti
(NOUN)sfida
Japanese (VERB)あえて, みろよ, みろ, 勇気, 敢えて, 挑戦
(NOUN)デア
Kiswahili (VERB)kuthubutu
Klingon ngIl
Korean (VERB)감히, 과감히, 용기
(NOUN)대담, 도전, 내기로
Latvian (VERB)uzdrīkstēties, uzdrošinās
(ADJECTIVE)uzdrošinies
(NOUN)uzdrīkstas
Lithuanian (VERB)išdrįstų, tikiu
(NOUN)Drįsti, juokiasi
Malagasy fais
Malay (Latin) (VERB)berani
Norwegian Bokmål tør
Persian (VERB)جرات
(NOUN)دره
Polish (VERB)odważą, śmiał, ośmielają
(ADJECTIVE)śmiesz
(NOUN)śmie, odwagi, odważ
Portuguese (VERB)se atreve, atrevas, ousa, ousar, ousam, ouso, ouse, desafio, coragem
(ADJECTIVE)te atreves
Querétaro Otomi ar atreven
Romanian (VERB)îndrăznesc, provoc
(NOUN)îndrăzneşti, dragutzu, dulcik
Russian (VERB)осмелюсь, смел, посмеет, решился
(ADJECTIVE)смеешь, посмел
(NOUN)смеет
Samoan ia lototele
Serbian (Cyrillic) Усуди се
Serbian (Latin) Usudi se
Slovak (VERB)odváža, neodvážil, trúfam, odvahu, Navážte
(NOUN)odvážiť, vadí, nevadí
(ADJECTIVE)opovažuješ
Slovenian (VERB)upal, upaš, upajo
(NOUN)drzneš
(ADJECTIVE)upali
Spanish (VERB)atreves, se atreven, atreverse, osar, ocurra
(ADJECTIVE)se atreve
(NOUN)Atrévete, atrevimiento, reto, desafío
Swedish (VERB)vågar, våga, törs, vågade
(NOUN)utmaning
Tahitian ia itoito
Tamil தைரியம்
Telugu ధైర్యం
Thai กล้า
Tongan loto-to'a
Turkish (VERB)cesaret, cüret, meydan
(ADJECTIVE)cüretle, cesaretle, hakla
Ukrainian (VERB)смію, смів, наважуються, сміливо, смієш
(NOUN)наважиться, сміє
(ADJECTIVE)насмілюються
Urdu ہمت
Vietnamese (VERB)dám
Welsh (VERB)meiddio
(NOUN)Dâr
Yucatec Maya u atreven
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