Dare in a sentence

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Definition of Dare

  • 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 challenge; to provoke; to defy.
  • The quality of daring; venturesomeness; boldness; dash.
  • Defiance; challenge.
  • A small fish; the dace.
  • a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy
  • challenge
  • take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission
  • to be courageous enough to try or do something

How to use dare in a sentence. Dare pronunciation.

I dare say you do not.
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But your own Conscience will tell you, if you dare ask it the Question, that it has been the Business of my whole Life, since I have been married to you, to carry my self towards you as a loving and a vertuous Wife ought to do to her Husband; and have done all that lay in my Power to contribute to your Satisfaction.
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But I am plagu'd with one that dares not speak a Word to vindicate me.
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What Conscience dares oppose our Kisses?
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Well, says the other Spark that wou'd have been so forward with me, We shan't disagree, I dare say.
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I dare say he's just the kind of man for you.
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They feel deeply because they think deeply; they suffer endlessly because they are endlessly deliberate; they dare to will because they have dared to think.
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Here bigotry, hypocritical humility, sighs and sugary, sanctimonious, unmeaning phrases; there the same odious grimaces, although its method and means are of another kind-swaggering manners, bold and scornful looks-'God help the man who dares to insult me!'-padded shoulders, cock-a-hoop defiance.
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How shall I dare to deceive, insult, or ill-treat another man, in whom I see and feel my fellow, who, like myself, is a god?
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But,' I replied, 'I dare not do it.
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If we put on all the steam, we dare to, we shall be more than half an hour behind time.
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It'll have to be put off a little-now; but not very long, I dare say, as she's a relative.
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Of course there is no reason why she shouldn't go into business, if time is heavy on her hands, as I dare say it may be.
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Inquiries at Falmouth would be quite sufficient, I dare say.
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A higher percentage than would apply to mankind at large, I dare say.
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Now you, sir, I dare be sworn, do not have an adventure like this twice in the year.
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I fear her not: these cats that dare jump into thrones though they be fit only for men's laps must be put away.
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Know you to whom you speak, sir, that you dare express yourself so saucily?
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Dare you call me woman?
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I dare not offend my unruly Puritans by making so lewd a place as the playhouse a public charge; and there be a thousand things to be done in this London of mine before your poetry can have its penny from the general purse.
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Examples of Dare

Example #1
Is not this then the very Case I am speaking of?
Example #2
Is the _Stage_, as 'tis now manag'd, any thing else but a downright Rebellion against God and his Holy Religion?
Example #3
When I see your affection so Estranged from me, your Estate wasted, and my self and Children ready to go a Begging, whilst an impudent Quean is at your Cost maintain'd in her Silks and Sattins; and which is worse than all the rest, your own Soul, in danger of Eternal Ruine.
Example #4
By this means in a little time his Estate comes to be wasted, and his Friends come about him, and advise him to leave off these wicked Courses, which else will end in the Ruine both of Soul and Body: They tell him that he has a fair and vertous Wife of his own, by whom he has had several pretty Children, and therefore wonder how he can be so besotted with a filthy Whore.
Example #5
Any but such a Hen-peck'd Fool as you, that had but heard her say so, wou'd straight have given her such a dash o'th' Chops as shou'd have beat her Teeth into her Throat, and quickly spoil'd her Prating.
Example #6
Had I been by, I'd soon have made her smart for't!