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1dare/ˈdeɚ/verb
daresdareddaring
1dare
/ˈdeɚ/
verb
daresdareddaring
Learner's definition of DARE  
[no object]  : to have enough courage or confidence to do something : to not be too afraid to do something — often followed by to + verb — often followed by an infinitive verb without to
[+ object]  : to do (something that is difficult or that people are usually afraid to do)
[+ object]  : to tell (someone) to do something especially as a way of showing courage

don't you dare

— used in speech to forcefully tell someone not to do something

how dare you

— used in speech to show that you are angry about what someone has done or said

I dare say

somewhat formal + old-fashionedor chiefly BritishI daresay
— used when you are stating your opinion about something
2dare/ˈdeɚ/noun
pluraldares
2dare
/ˈdeɚ/
noun
pluraldares
Learner's definition of DARE  
[count]
: the act of telling someone to do something as a way of showing courage — usually singular
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