Definitions For Brace


  • A structural member used to stiffen a framework
  • A carpenter's tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring
  • An appliance that corrects dental irregularities
  • A support that steadies or strengthens something else
  • Elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)
  • A rope on a square-rigged ship that is used to swing a yard about and secure it
  • Either of two punctuation marks ({ or }) used to enclose textual material
  • A set of two similar things considered as a unit
  • Two items of the same kind
  • A part that adds physical strength or support
  • A device that supports a part of the body
  • A device that is attached to teeth to make them straight


  • Cause to be alert and energetic
  • Support by bracing
  • Support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace
  • Prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
  • To get ready for something difficult or unpleasant ( chiefly US)
  • To give added physical support or strength to (something)
  • To support (yourself) by leaning against something or holding something

Is Brace a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Brace is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Brace in a Sentence

  • He braced the gate with a piece of wood.
  • Steel columns brace the structure.
  • She braced herself with one hand and reached up with the other.
  • We need to add some sort of brace to hold the shelf in place.
  • He could walk with braces on his legs.
  • She wears a back brace.

Synonyms for Brace

Antonyms for Brace

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