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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

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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


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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Stephen Robertson, director general of the BRC, said: "This reduction is largely due to commodity prices, such as oil and wheat, falling since last summer's peak to much lower levels.
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BRC director general Stephen Robertson said: "Overall food prices are rising but retailers are keeping increases well below the extra supply and operating costs they face.
Lincoln says its BRC stock is the brightest white on the market, achieving superior performance at a lower basis weight than typical reply and insert card stocks.
BRC director general Kevin Hawkins said: "While some analysts still claim that the continuing weakness in retail sales is only a 'blip', these figures should remove any lingering doubt that we are now in a consumer-led recession.
Bien que Mahon annonce que son objectif n'est pas de retracer une histoire du BRC, le livre peut neanmoins se lire comme une chronique des enjeux, des combats et des reussites de cette entreprise novatrice.
VA reported that the average length of time a veteran waited to be admitted to a BRC increased from 168 to 210 days from fiscal years 1999 through 2003.
Ethics counsel shall prepare and distribute to the BRC a file on each matter for review.
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