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Definition of Dare


  1. To have adequate or sufficient courage for any purpose; to be bold or venturesome; not to be afraid; to venture.
  2. To have courage for; to attempt courageously; to venture to do or to undertake.
  3. To challenge; to provoke; to defy.
  4. The quality of daring; venturesomeness; boldness; dash.
  5. Defiance; challenge.
  6. To lurk; to lie hid.
  7. To terrify; to daunt.
  8. A small fish; the dace.

Dare Quotations

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
Theodore Roosevelt

Those who dare to fail miserably can achieve greatly.
John F. Kennedy

There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever.
Thomas A. Edison

Hope lies in dreams, in imagination, and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality.
Jonas Salk

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. - Robert Kennedy
Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert Kennedy
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Dare Translations

dare in Afrikaans is waag
dare in Danish is vove
dare in Dutch is zich vermetelen, wagen
dare in French is aventurer
dare in German is wagen, sich getrauen
dare in Portuguese is desafio
dare in Spanish is atreverse, reto
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