brace

All Noun Verb
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  • I hope that by care you will get strong during this bracing weather. Cited from George Borrow and His Circle, by Clement King Shorter
  • A cast or brace is then put over where the operation took place.
  • Every man in the town must give up his braces for the cause.
  • There was no way to let him inside while he was braced like that.
  • They could be half-through, or braced across the top to create a through bridge.
  • It was also possible that she had braces at one time as well.
  • Bracing himself against a rock he held it above his head. Cited from The Story of Paul Boyton, by Paul Boyton
  • However bracing could and may still be the first line of treatment.
  • A player must take care to brace himself with his arms as he lands back on the ground.
  • These are most commonly used while braces are already on another set of teeth.
  • As we went forward towards the battle front, the night air was sharp and bracing. Cited from The Great War As I Saw It, by Frederick George Scott
  • Brace took these children off the streets and placed them with families in most states in the country.
  • Brace believed the children would do best with a Christian farm family.
  • Bracing himself there, he caught out at the head of either horse. Cited from Bart Stirling's Road to Success, by Allen Chapman
  • They are larger in size than other braces, due to their function.
  • "How could you know anything about that?" asked the commander, bracing himself up. Cited from Within The Enemy's Lines, by Oliver Optic
  • A less common style uses metal cross braces instead of wood.
  • She could wear braces, and perhaps in time she might grow to be strong and well. Cited from How Ethel Hollister Became a Campfire Girl, by Irene Elliott Benson
  • He was in a back brace for three months and had to learn to walk again.
  • She fell back against the door, bracing herself against it, gazing up into his eyes. Cited from The Black Cross, by Olive M. Briggs
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Meaning of brace

  • noun A support that steadies or strengthens something else
    he wore a brace on his knee
  • noun Either of two punctuation marks ({ or }) used to enclose textual material
  • noun A rope on a square-rigged ship that is used to swing a yard about and secure it
  • noun Elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)
  • noun An appliance that corrects dental irregularities
  • noun A carpenter's tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring
  • noun A structural member used to stiffen a framework
  • verb Prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
  • verb Support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace
    brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel
  • verb Support by bracing