verb (used without object), dared or (Archaic) durst [durst]; /dɜrst/; dared;daring;present singular 3rd person dares or dare.
verb (used with object), dared or (Archaic) durst [durst]; /dɜrst/; dared;daring;present singular 3rd person dares or dare.
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OTHER WORDS FROM daredarer, nounre·dare, verb (used with object), re·dared, re·dar·ing.un·dared, adjective
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How to use dare in a sentence
He subsequently asked a reporter to accompany him as he dared to share his story with the police for the first time.Victim: I Watched British MPs Rape and Murder Young Boys|Nico Hines|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Only a few interns dared to ask questions, which Vidra repeatedly dodged.Facebook Prince Purges The New Republic: Inside the Destruction of a 100-Year-Old Magazine|Lloyd Grove|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Uber recently threatened to use the personal data of a tech journalist to destroy her because she dared criticize them.
I was quoted in The New York Times saying, ‘We dared to be dull’.Can Obama and a Republican Senate Find Common Ground?|Eleanor Clift|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Those that dared to complain were punished with bad shifts, demoted, or even fired.Waitressing Is One of the Worst Jobs for Sexual Harassment|Brandy Zadrozny|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That woman meant mischief, or she would never have dared to suggest that a British officer should throw in his lot with hers.
The unfinished phrases floated, but dared not come to earth; they gathered but remained undelivered.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
Truly the flag of Britain was trailing in the mire, or these men would not have dared to address him in that fashion.
I have dared to relate this to your Majesty because of my zeal as a loyal vassal, and as one who looks at things dispassionately.
If he had dared, he would have gone to her at once, to be put out of his misery, one way or the other.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for dare
- (it is) quite possible (that)
- probably: used as sentence substitute