make bold
phrasal venture, dare

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • make bold — verb take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission (Freq. 1) How dare you call my lawyer? • Syn: ↑dare, ↑presume • Derivationally related forms: ↑presumption (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • make bold — make daring, make courageous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • make bold — Presume, venture, dare, take the liberty, have the presumption …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • make bold to ask — index call (appeal to), importune Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • To make bold — make make, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {made} (m[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {making}.] [OE. maken, makien, AS. macian; akin to OS. mak?n, OFries. makia, D. maken, G. machen, OHG. mahh?n to join, fit, prepare, make, Dan. mage. Cf. {Match} an equal.] 1. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To make bold — Bold eagle Bold eagle, (Zo[ o]l.) an Australian eagle ({Aquila audax}), which destroys lambs and even the kangaroo. {To make bold}, to take liberties or the liberty; to venture. [1913 Webster] Syn: Courageous; daring; brave; intrepid; fearless;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • make — make, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {made} (m[=a]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {making}.] [OE. maken, makien, AS. macian; akin to OS. mak?n, OFries. makia, D. maken, G. machen, OHG. mahh?n to join, fit, prepare, make, Dan. mage. Cf. {Match} an equal.] 1. To cause to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bold — [bōld] adj. [ME < OE beald, bold, brave, akin to Ger bald: orig. sense, “swollen up” < IE base * bhel : see BALL1] 1. showing a readiness to take risks or face danger; daring; fearless 2. too free in behavior or manner; taking liberties;… …   English World dictionary

  • make — make1 [māk] vt. made, making [ME maken < OE macian, akin to Ger machen < IE base * maĝ , to knead, press, stretch > MASON, Gr magis, kneaded mass, paste, dough, mageus, kneader] 1. to bring into being; specif., a) to form by shaping or… …   English World dictionary

  • Bold — Bold, v. t. To make bold or daring. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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