Variant of dare
Origin: Middle English dar, der ; from Old English dear, dearr, 1st person; personal (grammar) singular , present tense indicative of durran, to dare ; from Indo-European base an unverified form dhers-, to dare from source Classical Greek tharsein, to be bold
- to have courage for; venture upon: he will dare any danger
- to oppose and defy; face: he dared the wrath of the tyrant
- to challenge (someone) to do something hard, dangerous, or rash, esp. as a test of courage
- darer noun
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