Synonyms of brace in English:

brace


See definition of brace

noun

1‘the saw is best used with a brace’

SYNONYMS

vice, clamp, press

clasp, fastener, hasp, coupling

2‘power drills run at a higher speed than a brace’

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drill, drilling tool, boring tool, rotary tool

3‘the aquarium is supported by wooden braces’

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prop, beam, joist, batten, rod, post, pole, column, strut, stay, support, truss, reinforcement, buttress, shore, stanchion, bracket

sprag

4‘he has to wear a brace on his right leg’

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support, caliper, truss, surgical appliance

5‘he killed a brace of partridges’

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pair, couple, duo, twosome, duology

two

rare duplet, dyad, duad, doubleton

6‘the first term is within braces’

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bracket, parenthesis


verb

1‘the plane's wing is braced by a system of rods’

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support, shore up, prop up, hold up, buttress, carry, bear, underpin

strengthen, reinforce, fortify

archaic underprop

2‘he braced his hand on the railing’

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steady, secure, stabilize, fix, make fast, prop, poise

tense, tighten, stiffen, strain

3‘you'd better brace yourself for disappointment’

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prepare, get ready, make ready, gear up, nerve, steel, galvanize, gird, strengthen, fortify, bolster, buttress

informal psych oneself up