Synonyms for Dare:


laugh at, oppose, disregard, shock tactics, back down, front, insult, provoke, pressure, bully, sweetener, mock, blandishments, threaten, hard sell, scorn, square off, meet, wiles, stand up to, pitch, bait, flee, denounce, spurn, emotional blackmail. jeopardize, run the risk (of something), live dangerously, throw/cast caution to the wind(s), gamble, pretend. request. beard. challenge, defiance (noun)
communication (noun)
dare (noun)
defy, presume to, daring, make bold.


challenge, defy someone (verb)
front, bully, scorn, face, beard, insult, spurn, confront, laugh at, brave, resist, oppose, disregard, provoke, denounce, square off, meet, threaten, mock.
communication (verb)
confront (verb)
brave, deal with, encounter.
defy (verb)
counter, dissent, challenge, cross, confront, rebel, counteract, face, resist, defy, affront, countermand, contravene.
social (verb)
make bold.
take a risk; be courageous (verb)
hazard, try, attempt, stake, endeavor, venture, make bold, undertake, go ahead, take a chance, adventure, risk, gamble.

Other synonyms:

oppose, emotional blackmail, blandishments, shock tactics, jeopardize, wiles. beard, sweetener, hard sell. gamble, risk, bait, hazard. chance. pressure. stake. pretend. pitch. adventure
stand up to.
take a chance
risk, venture.
make bold.
Other relevant words:
insult, endeavor, pretend, denounce, venture, oppose, make bold, hazard, gamble, spurn, stand up to, wiles, provoke, adventure, risk, beard, stake, jeopardize, mock, blandishments, presume to, sweetener, bully, disregard, laugh at, take a chance, chance, front, square off, undertake, go ahead, scorn, attempt, try, meet, daring, threaten, bait.

Usage examples for dare

  1. Yes; I dare say anything- to you. – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  2. How dare he talk like this to us? – Men Called Him Master by Elwyn Allen Smith
  3. I dare say we shall have to pay for it later. – Set in Silver by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson