Definition of Stare down

1. Verb. Overcome or cause to waver or submit by (or as if by) staring. "Sam cannot stare down Sue "; "He simply stared down his opponent"

Exact synonyms: Outface, Outstare
Generic synonyms: Gaze, Stare



Definition of Stare down

1. Verb. (transitive) To overcome or make uncomfortable by staring intently. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stare Down

starchly
starchness
starchwort
starchy
starcraft
starcrossed
stardate
stardates
stardom
stardoms
stardust
stardusts
stare
stare daggers
stare decisis
stare down (current term)
stare someone in the face
stareater
stared
stared down
staredown
staredowns
staree
starees
starer
starers
stares
stares down
starets
staretses

Literary usage of Stare down

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1. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"... them on the dusty floor, loved to try and stare down the marble busts in the library that followed your gaze as you passed. I liked it too, ..."

2. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"She loved the Mansion; loved to turn on the ballroom ghosts and dance their waltz with them on the dusty floor, loved to try and stare down the marble busts ..."

3. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"She loved the Mansion; loved to turn on the ballroom ghosts and dance their waltz with them on the dusty floor, loved to try and stare down the marble busts ..."

4. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"She loved the Mansion; loved to turn on the ballroom ghosts and dance their waltz with them on the dusty floor, loved to try and stare down the marble busts ..."

5. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"She loved the Mansion; loved to turn on the ballroom ghosts and dance their waltz with them on the dusty floor, loved to try and stare down the marble busts ..."

6. Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow (2003)
"She loved the Mansion; loved to turn on the ballroom ghosts and dance their waltz with them on the dusty floor, loved to try and stare down the marble busts ..."

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