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Verb: dare  dehr
  1. Take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission
    "How dare you call my lawyer?";
    - make bold, presume
     
  2. To be courageous enough to try or do something
    "I don't dare call him"; "she dares to dress differently from the others"
     
  3. Challenge
    "I dare you!";
    - defy
Noun: dare  dehr
  1. A challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy
    "he could never refuse a dare";
    - daring

Derived forms: dares, dared, daring

Type of: act, challenge, move

Encyclopedia: Dare, VA