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Synonyms for brace


brace yourself


  • prepare (yourself)
  • get ready
  • make (yourself) ready
  • steel yourself
  • fortify yourself
  • gear yourself up
  • gird your loins

Synonyms for brace

to prepare (oneself) for action

a means or device that keeps something erect, stable, or secure

two items of the same kind together

Synonyms for brace

a support that steadies or strengthens something else

a set of two similar things considered as a unit

either of two punctuation marks ({ or }) used to enclose textual material

a rope on a square-rigged ship that is used to swing a yard about and secure it

Related Words

elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)

an appliance that corrects dental irregularities

a carpenter's tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring


Related Words

prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult

support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace

support by bracing

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On the final day, the participants voted the BRC into existence as a standing organization, representing a united front of the black Left.
By choosing SGS to audit to the BRC standard, Peter Green Haulage Ltd enjoy the guarantee that their products satisfy the requirements of the Global Standard for Storage and Distribution.
3) return the matter to the BRC with instructions as to redrafting.
The BRC proposal will encourage well-managed recycling processing at industrial facilities and will put the resource conservation and recovery theme back into RCRA.
The first online service is BRC Participate, a dynamic web-based platform allowing subscribers 24-hour access to all BRC Global Standards, Guidelines and other publications.
Owner represented by senior vice president David Blitt and vice president Jeffrey Goldfinger of BRC.
Grigorov specified that Bulgarian Prime Minister Plamen Oresharski had urged the BRC to request financial aid from the Red Cross headquarters in Geneva and was optimistic that the funds would be provided.
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Food costs edged down as good crops of seasonal fresh fruit and vegetables helped boost supplies and cheaper animal feed eased pressure on meat prices, the BRC added.
The BRC program was developed to respond to both printer and print buyer demands for information related to their supply chain's efforts aimed at reducing or minimizing environmental impact.
BRC director general Stephen Robertson admits it will be a challenge to fill the "big shoes" of his predecessor Kevin Hawkins.
CAMBERLEY, England, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- In April 2007, Southampton Fruit Handling Ltd became the first company to receive the new BRC Global Standard certification for Storage and Distribution issued by SGS.
But the BRC warned that the figures "may not be as strong as they first appear", with the March 2006 comparison ( when sales dropped 1.
5 per cent drop many economists had predicted and led the BRC to call for further interest rate cuts aimed at reviving consumer confidence.
Above: Tim Cherry, vice president and trustee BRC, Mark Bircumshaw, captain BRC, Jeremy Randall, hon treasurer Leander club and guest speaker, John Donnelly, Lord Mayor's consort, Coun Susan Anderson, Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Sir Adrian Cadbury, president BRC, Peter Veitch, vice president a nd past chairman BRC, Irene Mallett.