Definitions For Brace

noun

  • 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

verb

  • 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

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
11

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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