Third-person singular simple present indicative form of dare.
Who dares me for a game of tic tac toe?
The pink here is so electric; it almost dares onlookers to comment.
In the later story, according to Dares and Dictys, he was said to have treacherously opened the gates of Troy to the enemy; in return for which, at the general sack of the city, his house, distinguished by a panther's skin at the door, was spared by the victors.
And thou art more foolish and unreasonable than a little child, who, playing with the parts of a skillfully made watch, dares to say that, as he does not understand its use, he does not believe in the master who made it.
I could never fathom how a man dares to lift up his voice to speak in a large assembly.