Share this entry

British English: /breɪs/
American English: /breɪs/

Translation of brace in German:


  • 1
    (Architecture) (strengthening piece) Strebe, die
  • 3 (Dentistry)
    [Zahn]spange, die
    [Zahn]klammer, die
  • 5 (Print, Music)
    geschweifte Klammer
    Akkolade, die

transitive verb

reflexive verb

  • brace oneself
    (literal or figurative)
    sich zusammennehmen
    brace oneself for something
    sich auf etwas Akk. [innerlich] vorbereiten

Definition of brace in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources


    Next Score: