dare dare  /ˈdɛr/


  1. (n) a challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy
  2. (v) take upon oneself; act presumptuously, without permission
  3. (v) to be courageous enough to try or do something
  4. (v) challenge


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  1. DARE Day celebrates kids’ success

    Fifth-grade students from across Knox County celebrated their completion of the DARE program with a pool party Wednesday at Lakeside Splshzone Water Park. “It’s a little celebration honor that we throw for them for their hard work and effort,” said DARE officer Steffanie Cromien. The celebration hosts everything from races to prizes, and plenty of fun and games for the children. “We try to make ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Galesburg Register-Mail

  2. "Dare to Prepare" teaches teen how to avoid bad driving habits

    The event is called "Dare to Prepare." The focus is to try and teach 14 and 15 year olds how to avoid bad driving habits before they're officially issued a drivers license. This comes on the heels of a
    on June 13, 2013     Source: FOX 7 Austin

  3. Dare Education Channel launches news magazine show

    Dare County's education access channel, the Education Channel, has announced the launch of a regular news magazine show, "Dare Education Awareness."
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Outer Banks Sentinel


  1. The Democratic majority in the Senate hasn't "scheduled so much as a committee hearing for Donald Berwick, but the mere possibility of allowing the American people the opportunity to hear what he intends to do with their health dare is evidently...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Mitch McConnell Source: Politics Daily (blog)

  2. The unprecedented Friday meeting was call to send "a clear message to all the terrorists and all those who dare try to stop this (political) process, that we will sacrifice in order for it to continue," al-Mashhadani, a Sunni Muslim, said.
    on Apr 13, 2007 By: Mahmoud al-Mashhadani Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. McCain told supporters in Virginia it is clear where either Obama or Clinton would take the country "and we dare not let them. They will paint a picture of the world in which America's mistakes are a greater threat to our security than the...
    on Feb 13, 2008 By: John McCain Source: MLive.com

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