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  • 1 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: ↑ …

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  • 2 make bold — make daring, make courageous …

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  • 3 make bold — phrasal venture, dare …

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  • 4 make bold — Presume, venture, dare, take the liberty, have the presumption …

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

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  • 6 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… …

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  • 7 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;… …

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  • 8 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 …

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  • 9 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;… …

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  • 10 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… …

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  • 11 Bold — Bold, v. t. To make bold or daring. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 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; dauntless;… …

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  • 13 make — make1 makable, adj. /mayk/, v., made, making, n. v.t. 1. to bring into existence by shaping or changing material, combining parts, etc.: to make a dress; to make a channel; to make a work of art. 2. to produce; cause to exist or happen; bring… …

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  • 14 bold — /boʊld / (say bohld) adjective 1. not hesitating in the face of actual or possible danger or rebuff. 2. not hesitating to breach the rules of propriety; forward. 3. calling for daring, unhesitating action. 4. overstepping usual bounds or… …

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  • 15 bold — boldly, adv. boldness, n. /bohld/, adj., bolder, boldest. 1. not hesitating or fearful in the face of actual or possible danger or rebuff; courageous and daring: a bold hero. 2. not hesitating to break the rules of propriety; forward; impudent:… …

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  • 16 bold — [bəuld US bould] adj comparative bolder superlative boldest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(person/action)¦ 2¦(manner/appearance)¦ 3¦(colours/shapes)¦ 4¦(lines/writing)¦ 5¦(printed letters)¦ 6 make/be so bold (as to do something) 7 if I may be so bold ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old …

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  • 17 Bold — (b[=o]ld), a. [OE. bald, bold, AS. bald, beald; akin to Icel. ballr, OHG. bald, MHG. balt, D. boud, Goth. bal[thorn]ei boldness, It. baldo. In Ger. there remains only bald, adv. soon. Cf. {Bawd}, n.] 1. Forward to meet danger; venturesome;… …

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  • 18 bold — bold1 [ bould ] adjective ** 1. ) confident and not afraid of people: I was feeling bold, so I went ahead and asked him for more money. One bird was bold enough to come and peck crumbs from the table. a ) involving a risk: a bold move/step: In a… …

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  • 19 bold — I UK [bəʊld] / US [boʊld] adjective Word forms bold : adjective bold comparative bolder superlative boldest ** 1) a) involving a risk a bold move/step: In a bold move to try and cut pollution, the city council has banned private cars. a bold… …

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  • 20 make — v. & n. v. (past and past part. made) 1 tr. construct; create; form from parts or other substances (made a table; made it out of cardboard; made him a sweater). 2 tr. (foll. by to + infin.) cause or compel (a person etc.) to do something (make… …

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