brace

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Synonyms for brace

pair

brace yourself

Synonyms

  • 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

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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

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prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult

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

support by bracing