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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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My back brace is specifically created to fulfill the expectations of men, women, and pregnant women.
If someone is looking for a brace due to arthritis or a swollen knee, I tell them they can really try any brace they want, he says.
The Brace Shop has been operating for over 15 years and is based in Boca Raton, Florida.
Each shell had a specific geometry that matched and interfaced with the internal contoured surface of the superior, apical, and inferior critical regions of the brace.
If you or your child have any of these problems, then a trip to Liverpool Brace Place will soon get you smiling again.
The first patient who used this brace was a 27-year-old male with tracheal stenosis due to prolonged intubation.
Moreover, this benefit increased as the average daily hours of wearing the back brace increased, indicating a significant dose-response effect, said Dr.
I'm concerned about the trend of shorter and shorter brace heights?
The angled top of the brace connects to the vertical post, just below the first line of wire.
Mighty Brace is a new suite of software products intended to connect the expertise of orthodontists with their patients' complete oral health needs.
The Question: Does ankle brace use after an ankle sprain lessen subsequent injuries?
PHILADELPHIA--A lightweight brace on the patellofemoral joint significantly improves the pain and symptoms of knee osteoarthritis, according to BRACE, the largest patellofemoral bracing trial to date.
WORCESTER - New England Patriots defensive lineman Ron Brace has passed through this city, where he lived and attended school for six years, a few times since graduating from Burncoat High in 2004, but he hadn't been back to his alma mater until last night.