Definition of Daring

1. Noun. A challenge to do something dangerous or foolhardy. "He could never refuse a dare"

Exact synonyms: Dare
Generic synonyms: Challenge
Derivative terms: Dare, Dare, Dare



2. Adjective. Disposed to venture or take risks. "A venturous spirit"

3. Noun. The trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger. "The plan required great hardiness of heart"
Exact synonyms: Boldness, Hardihood, Hardiness
Generic synonyms: Fearlessness
Specialized synonyms: Adventurousness, Venturesomeness, Daredevilry, Daredeviltry, Audaciousness, Audacity, Temerity, Brazenness, Shamelessness
Attributes: Bold
Derivative terms: Bold, Dare
Antonyms: Timidity

4. Adjective. Radically new or original. "An avant-garde theater piece"
Exact synonyms: Avant-garde
Similar to: Original

Definition of Daring

1. n. Boldness; fearlessness; adventurousness; also, a daring act.

2. a. Bold; fearless; adventurous; as, daring spirits.

Definition of Daring

1. Verb. (present participle of dare) ¹

2. Adjective. Adventurous, willing to take on or look for risks. ¹

3. Adjective. Courageous, or showing bravery ¹

4. Noun. Boldness ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Daring

1. bravery [n -S] - See also: bravery

Daring Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Daring Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Daring

darer
darers
dares
daresay
darest
dareth
darg
darga
dargah
dargas
dargle
dargles
dargs
daric
darics
daring (current term)
daringly
daringness
daringnesses
darings
dariole
darioles
daris
dark
dark-adapted eye
dark-blue
dark-brown
dark-eyed junco
dark-field condenser
dark-field microscope

Literary usage of Daring

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1866)
"daring and Suffering : a History of the great Railroad Adventure. By Lieut. WILLIAM PITTENGER, one of the Adventurers. With an Introduction by Rev. ..."

2. The American Revolution by John Fiske (1896)
"No sooner had he taken command than he began a series of movements which, though daring in the extreme, were as far as possible from partaking of the ..."

3. Our Wild Indians: Thirty-three Years Personal Experience Among the Red Men by Richard Irving Dodge (1882)
"A RACE OF THIEVES AND PLUNDERERS — THEIR daring AND SKILL ADVENTURES. The Successful Thief —His Standing in the Tribe —The Gravest of Crimes — Horse ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Daring

Search for Daring on Dictionary.com!Search for Daring on Thesaurus.com!Search for Daring on Google!Search for Daring on Wikipedia!

Search

Translations