Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun daring

2 senses of daring

Sense 1
dare, daring -- (a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy; "he could never refuse a dare")
       => challenge -- (a call to engage in a contest or fight)

Sense 2
boldness, daring, hardiness, hardihood -- (the trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger; "the proposal required great boldness"; "the plan required great hardiness of heart")
       => fearlessness -- (the trait of feeling no fear)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb dare

3 senses of dare

Sense 1
make bold, dare, presume -- (take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission; "How dare you call my lawyer?")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 2
dare -- (to be courageous enough to try or do something; "I don't dare call him", "she dares to dress differently from the others")
       => act, move -- (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel")

Sense 3
defy, dare -- (challenge; "I dare you!")
       => challenge -- (issue a challenge to; "Fischer challenged Spassky to a match")

Antonyms of adj daring

2 senses of daring

Sense 1
audacious, daring, venturesome, venturous -- (disposed to venture or take risks; "audacious visions of the total conquest of space"; "an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas"; "the most daring of contemporary fiction writers"; "a venturesome investor"; "a venturous spirit")

INDIRECT (VIA adventurous) -> unadventurous -- (lacking in boldness)

Sense 2
avant-garde, daring -- (radically new or original; "an avant-garde theater piece")

INDIRECT (VIA original) -> unoriginal -- (not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual; "the manuscript contained unoriginal emendations"; "his life had been unoriginal, conforming completely to the given pattern"- Gwethalyn Graham)

Similarity of adj daring

2 senses of daring

Sense 1
audacious, daring, venturesome, venturous -- (disposed to venture or take risks; "audacious visions of the total conquest of space"; "an audacious interpretation of two Jacobean dramas"; "the most daring of contemporary fiction writers"; "a venturesome investor"; "a venturous spirit")
       => adventurous (vs. unadventurous), adventuresome -- (willing to undertake or seeking out new and daring enterprises; "adventurous pioneers"; "the risks and gains of an adventuresome economy")

Sense 2
avant-garde, daring -- (radically new or original; "an avant-garde theater piece")
       => original (vs. unoriginal) -- (being or productive of something fresh and unusual; or being as first made or thought of; "a truly original approach"; "with original music"; "an original mind")

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