Definition Dare

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Definition

to dare: to risk, to be brave enough; to challenge, to provoke
verb, auxiliary
None dare to contradict Bruno. Nobody brave enough to say anything against him.
I'd never dare to insult you. I am too scared of you to risk it!

a dare: a challenge, a venture; a risk, a hazard
noun
I ran around the garden naked for a dare. My friends challenged me to do it so I did.

Pronunciation examples
UK: We played "Truth or Dare" and I dared her to kiss a cactus!
US: How dare you speak to me like that?

Examples

  • "Don't you dare speak to me like that!"
  • "Don't you dare move those hands!"
  • "Voice : Who dares disturb the Illuminati during our lunch break?"
  • "You dare come back to the Amazon, after the way you left!"
  • "Who dares disturb me during nap time?"

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