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brace

Synonyms of brace in English:

noun

  • 1 the aquarium is supported by wooden braces
    prop, beam, joist, batten, rod, post, strut, stay, support, stanchion, bracket
  • verb

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  • 1 the plane's wing is braced by a system of rods
    support, shore up, prop up, hold up, buttress, underpin;
    strengthen, reinforce
  • 2 he braced his hand on the railing
    steady, secure, stabilize, fix, poise;
    tense, tighten
  • 3 brace yourself for disappointment
    prepare, get ready, gear up, nerve, steel, galvanize, gird, strengthen, fortify
    informal psych oneself up
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