Nouns (24)

bitstock, brace
n. a carpenter's tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring
orthodontic braces, braces, brace
n. an appliance that corrects dental irregularities
brace
n. a support that steadies or strengthens something else; "he wore a brace on his knee"
gallus, suspender, brace
n. elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)
brace
n. a rope on a square-rigged ship that is used to swing a yard about and secure it
brace
n. either of two punctuation marks ({ or }) used to enclose textual material
duad, distich, dyad, duet, duo, couplet, yoke, span, brace, twain, twosome, pair, couple
n. two items of the same kind

Verbs (5)

brace
v. support by bracing
steady, brace
v. support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace; "brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel"
poise, brace
v. prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult

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Fuzzynyms (31)

clinch, clamp
n. a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together
clinch, clamp
n. a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together
clinch, clamp
n. a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together
grip
n. worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made
bench vise, vise
n. a holding device attached to a workbench; has two jaws to hold workpiece firmly in place
excite, stimulate
v. act as a stimulant; "The book stimulated her imagination"; "This play stimulates"
excite, stimulate
v. act as a stimulant; "The book stimulated her imagination"; "This play stimulates"
bolster up, bolster
v. support and strengthen; "bolster morale"
stabilise, stabilize
v. make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium; "The drug stabilized her blood pressure"; "stabilize prices"
stabilise, stabilize
v. make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium; "The drug stabilized her blood pressure"; "stabilize prices"
stabilise, stabilize
v. become stable or more stable; "The economy stabilized"
stabilise, stabilize
v. become stable or more stable; "The economy stabilized"
steady, brace
v. support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace; "brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel"
batten down, secure, batten
v. furnish with battens; "batten ships"
hang
v. decorate or furnish with something suspended; "Hang wallpaper"
poise, brace
v. prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult

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Antonyms (1)

weaken
v. lessen the strength of; "The fever weakened his body"

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