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