Dared
Dare Dare, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Daring}.] 1. To have courage for; to attempt courageously; to venture to do or to undertake. [1913 Webster]

What high concentration of steady feeling makes men dare every thing and do anything? --Bagehot. [1913 Webster]

To wrest it from barbarism, to dare its solitudes. --The Century. [1913 Webster]

2. To challenge; to provoke; to defy. [1913 Webster]

Time, I dare thee to discover Such a youth and such a lover. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • dared — dared, ppl. a. see dare v.2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dared — Dare Dare (d[^a]r), v. i. [imp. {Durst} (d[^u]rst) or {Dared} (d[^a]rd); p. p. {Dared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Daring}.] [OE. I dar, dear, I dare, imp. dorste, durste, AS. ic dear I dare, imp. dorste. inf. durran; akin to OS. gidar, gidorsta, gidurran …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dared — Dare Dare (d[^a]r), v. i. [imp. {Durst} (d[^u]rst) or {Dared} (d[^a]rd); p. p. {Dared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Daring}.] [OE. I dar, dear, I dare, imp. dorste, durste, AS. ic dear I dare, imp. dorste. inf. durran; akin to OS. gidar, gidorsta, gidurran …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dared — deÉ™ n. venture, attempt, daring act; challenge v. venture, have courage to do something difficult or dangerous; challenge someone to do something difficult or dangerous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dared — 1) adder 2) dread …   Anagrams dictionary

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