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Pronunciation of Dare: Learn how to pronounce Dare in English correctly

Learn how to say Dare correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word dare:

verb (3rd singular present usually dare before an expressed or implied infinitive)
1 (as modal usually with infinitive with or without to often with negative) have the courage to do something:
a story he dare not write down
she leaned forward as far as she dared
(how dare you) used to express indignation at something:
how dare you talk to me like that!
(don’t you dare) used to order someone threateningly not to do something:
don’t you dare touch me
2 [with object and infinitive] defy or challenge (someone) to do something:
she was daring him to disagree
[with object]:
swap with me, I dare you
3 [with object] literary take the risk of; brave:
few dared his wrath
noun
a challenge, especially to prove courage:
she ran across a main road for a dare
Phrases

I dare say (or daresay)

used to indicate that one believes something is probable:
I dare say you’ve heard about her
Derivatives

darer

noun
Origin:

Old English durran, of Germanic origin; related to Gothic gadaursan, from an Indo-European root shared by Greek tharsein and Sanskrit dhṛṣ- ‘be bold’

Grammar

A verb that can be used as a normal verb and also as a modal auxiliary verb. For this reason it is sometimes described as a ‘semi-modal’ verb. As a normal verb it is followed by the infinitive form of the verb:
He dared to criticize the leader outright.
As a modal auxiliary verb it is followed by the verb stem:
But I dare say you like apples. She dared not complain.
It can also stand alone in expressions such as:
Don’t you dare!