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[ dair-sey ]
/ ˈdɛərˈseɪ /
verb (used with or without object)
to venture to say (something); assume (something) as probable (used only in present sing. 1st person): I daresay we will soon finish.
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Origin of daresay
1250–1300; Middle English dar sayen I dare to say
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Idioms and Phrases with daresay
see I dare say.
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