Synonyms of 'dare'
to be courageous enough to try (to do something)I didn't dare to tell my uncle what had happened.
to challenge (someone) to do something riskyShe dared me to ask him out.
See I dare say or I daresay
Who dares wins [Motto of the British SAS regiment]
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in the sense of defy
to challenge (someone to do something)
He defied me to come up with a better idea.
in the sense of goad
to provoke (someone) to take some kind of action, usually in anger
Charles was forever trying to goad her into losing her temper.
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Thesaurus for dare from the Collins English Thesaurus