Dare - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- to be courageous enough to try or do something
- challenge (syn: defy)
Try it if you dare.
We wanted to laugh but didn't dare.
The actress dared a new interpretation of the classic role.
She dared him to dive off the bridge.
She dared me to ask him out on a date. I did, and he said yes.
I dare not protest.
She didn't dare open her mouth.
He wanted to ask her, but he didn't dare.
'I'll tell Dad.' 'You wouldn't dare!'
I daren't go home.
Only a few journalists dared to cover the story.
She hardly dared hope that he was alive.
Dare we admit this?
They dared Ed to steal a bottle of his father's whiskey.
So jump, then. I dare you.
present participle: daring
past tense: dared
past participle: dared