DARE  

ACT OR INTEND to ACT:do something which REQUIRES COURAGE.
BE BRAVE ENOUGHHAVE THE COURAGEVENTUREHAVE THE NERVEHAVE THE TEMERITYBE SO BOLD ASHAVE THE AUDACITYRISKHAZARDTAKE THE LIBERTYSTICK ONE'S NECK OUTGO OUT ON A LIMB
See also

COURAGE

Kind Of

INTEND

Modern Chinese Criteria

敢於

膽敢

勇於

大膽

first rough draft to identify synonym group members for future analysis, based on CL. 18.11.2003. CH

BUCK 1988 A Dictionary of Selected Synonyms in the Principal Indo-European Languages 16.51

COMENIUS 1665 De Rerum Humanarum Emendatione 469

AUDERE

470 AUDACIA

DOEDERLEIN 1840 Lateinische Synonyme und Etymologien

DARE

audere is to have the courage to do something that is dangerous.

moliri is to have the energy and determination to do something that is demanding and difficult to do.

NB:

conari is to have the energy to do something difficult but important.

DE VAAN 2008 Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the Other Italic Languages

audeo 'to intend, dare' [v. II; opt. ausim, pf. ausT] (Naev.+)

Derivatives: auddx 'daring, bold' (Naev.+), audacia 'boldness, audacity' (P1.+).

Attributions by syntactic funtion

  • vt+V[0] : 125
  • vt[0]+V[0] : 5
  • vadV : 2
  • vtoV[0] : 2
  • vt( V[0]) : 1
  • VPt+V[0] : 1

Attributions by text

  • 春秋左傳 : 21
  • 韓非子 : 16
  • 說苑 : 13
  • 史記 : 13
  • 莊子 : 11
  • 孟子 : 10
  • 楚辭 : 8
  • 戰國策 : 7
  • 論語 : 7
  • 墨子 : 6
  • 韓詩外傳 : 5
  • 荀子 : 4
  • 鹽鐵論 : 3
  • 禮記 : 3
  • 太平經 : 2
  • 呂氏春秋 : 2
  • 祖堂集 : 2
  • 列子 : 1
  • 漢書 : 1
  • 孝經 : 1

Words

   gǎn OC: klaamʔ MC: kɑm 81 Attributions
  • viactshow courage
  • vt[0]+V[0]may I V?, may I presume to V? Would I presume to? I venture to
  • vt+prep+Nstativehave courage with respect to N
  • vt+V[0]presume; venture, have the audacity to (do something in front of a superior); make bold to; take the liberty of V-ing
  • vt( V[0])omventure to/make bold to do the contextually definite thing
  • vt+V[0]rhetorical questionhow could you/I/one venture to V?
  • vt+V[0][.postnpro1{SUBJ}]expected answer: no!would I dare? (No!)
  • vt[0]+V[0]expected answer: no!would one dare? [No!]
   qiè OC: tsheed MC: tshet 52 Attributions
  • vadVhumbly
  • vt+V[0]in polite speech: take the liberty of V-ing; humbly permit oneself to, humbly allow oneself to (NB 竊不敢...)
   néng  MC: noj  OC: nɯɯŋ  2 Attributions
  • vtoV[0]be able to have the audacity to
敢以   gǎn yǐ OC: klaamʔ k-lɯʔ MC: kɑm jɨ 1 Attribution
  • VPt+V[0]venture to V

Existing SW for

Here are Syntactic Words already defined in the database: