Definition of dare:
- A small fish; the dace.
- Defiance; challenge.
- The quality of daring; venturesomeness; boldness; dash.
- To challenge; to provoke; to defy.
- To have adequate or sufficient courage for any purpose; to be bold or venturesome; not to be afraid; to venture.
- To have courage for; to attempt courageously; to venture to do or to undertake.
- To lurk; to lie hid.
- To terrify; to daunt.
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