Synonyms of dare in English:


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1‘nobody dared to say a word’


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

informal stick one's neck out, go out on a limb

North American informal take a flyer

archaic make bold to

2‘she dared him to go’


challenge, provoke, goad, taunt, defy, summon, invite, bid

throw down the gauntlet to


1‘she didn't quite know why she accepted the dare’


challenge, provocation, goad, taunt

gauntlet, invitation, ultimatum, summons