Daring



noun
1.
adventurous courage; boldness.
adjective
2.
bold or courageous; fearless or intrepid; adventurous.
verb (used without object), dared or (Archaic) durst; dared; daring; present singular 3rd person dares or dare.
1.
to have the necessary courage or boldness for something; be bold enough:
You wouldn’t dare!
verb (used with object), dared or (Archaic) durst; dared; daring; present singular 3rd person dares or dare.
2.
to have the boldness to try; venture; hazard.
3.
to meet defiantly; face courageously.
4.
to challenge or provoke (a person) into a demonstration of courage; defy:
to dare a man to fight.
auxiliary verb
5.
to have the necessary courage or boldness to (used chiefly in questions and negatives):
How dare you speak to me like that? He dare not mention the subject again.
noun
6.
an act of daring or defiance; challenge.
Idioms
7.
dare say, daresay.
adjective
1.
bold or adventurous; reckless
noun
2.
courage in taking risks; boldness
verb
1.
(transitive) to challenge (a person to do something) as proof of courage
2.
(can take an infinitive with or without to) to be courageous enough to try (to do something): she dares to dress differently from the others, you wouldn’t dare!
3.
(transitive) (rare) to oppose without fear; defy
4.
I dare say, I daresay

(it is) quite possible (that)
probably: used as sentence substitute

noun
5.
a challenge to do something as proof of courage
6.
something done in response to such a challenge
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