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Synonyms for brace

Synonyms for (noun) brace

Synonyms: brace, bracing Definition: a structural member used to stiffen a framework

Similar words: strengthener, reinforcement Definition: a device designed to provide additional strength Usage: the cardboard backing was just a strengthener; he used gummed reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook

Similar words: structural member Definition: support that is a constituent part of any structure or building

Synonyms: brace, bitstock Definition: a carpenter's tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring

Similar words: stock Definition: the handle end of some implements or tools Usage: he grabbed the cue by the stock

Synonyms: orthodontic braces, brace, braces Definition: an appliance that corrects dental irregularities

Similar words: dental appliance Definition: a device to repair teeth or replace missing teeth

Synonyms: brace Definition: a support that steadies or strengthens something else Usage: he wore a brace on his knee

Similar words: strengthener, reinforcement Definition: a device designed to provide additional strength Usage: the cardboard backing was just a strengthener; he used gummed reinforcements to hold the page in his notebook

Similar words: support Definition: any device that bears the weight of another thing Usage: there was no place to attach supports for a shelf

Synonyms: brace, suspender, gallus Definition: elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)

Similar words: man's clothing Definition: clothing that is designed for men to wear

Synonyms: brace Definition: a rope on a square-rigged ship that is used to swing a yard about and secure it

Similar words: rope Definition: a strong line

Synonyms: brace Definition: either of two punctuation marks ({ or }) used to enclose textual material

Similar words: punctuation, punctuation mark Definition: the marks used to clarify meaning by indicating separation of words into sentences and clauses and phrases

Synonyms: pair, brace Definition: a set of two similar things considered as a unit

Similar words: set Definition: a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used Usage: a set of books; a set of golf clubs; a set of teeth

Synonyms: couple, couplet, distich, duad, duet, duo, dyad, twain, twosome, pair, yoke, span, brace Definition: two items of the same kind

Similar words: II, 2, deuce, two Definition: the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number

Synonyms for (verb) brace

Synonyms: stimulate, brace, arouse, energise, energize, perk up Definition: cause to be alert and energetic Usage: Coffee and tea stimulate me; This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate

Similar words: affect Definition: act physically on; have an effect upon Usage: the medicine affects my heart rate

Synonyms: brace Definition: support by bracing

Similar words: hold, hold up, support, sustain Definition: be the physical support of; carry the weight of Usage: The beam holds up the roof; He supported me with one hand while I balanced on the beam; What's holding that mirror?

Synonyms: steady, brace, stabilise, stabilize Definition: support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace Usage: brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel

Similar words: beef up, strengthen, fortify Definition: make strong or stronger Usage: This exercise will strengthen your upper body; strengthen the relations between the two countries

Synonyms: brace, poise Definition: prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult

Similar words: set, set up, gear up, fix, prepare, ready Definition: make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc Usage: Get the children ready for school!; prepare for war; I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill