or dare say
- to venture to say (something); assume (something) as probable (used only in present sing. 1st person): I daresay we will soon finish.
Origin of daresay
Related Words for daresaypretend, deem, understand, expect, presume, think, allow, feel, assume, suspect, suppose, believe, figure, predicate, accept, divine, estimate, surmise, calculate, grant
Examples from the Web for daresay
Contemporary Examples of daresay
I daresay a more Irish city even than Boston—gays have marched for years.The Grotesque Ban On Gays In New York’s St Patrick’s Day Parade
March 17, 2014
Some smallish number does that now, but I daresay there are more Bettes and Boonstras.Health Care's Resistors and Adapters
March 11, 2014
Really quippy, relevant, observant, and, daresay, relatable dialogue.‘Girls’ Season 3 Trailer Debuts. Is It the Most Relatable Yet?
November 22, 2013
And I daresay that nearly every Democratic politician I can think of, starting with Obama, would denounce such an effort.Jim Messina, How Could You Flip From Barack Obama to David Cameron?
August 5, 2013
I daresay that the tragedy of the death of Younès is, unfortunately, nothing unusual.Latest in Libya: Complete Coverage
The Daily Beast
August 27, 2011
Historical Examples of daresay
Perhaps that is a sign—I daresay it is—that I have not had much of what is not happiness.
She's rather too old, and I'm rather too young to adopt her; but I daresay she would marry me.
I daresay she's right, old chap, only I'd like to be regular myself.
"I daresay I did, but I can't break this one," she retorted.
I had other hopes for you, but they weren't your hopes, and I daresay you're right.