Textual thesaurus for "brace"

(noun) bracing

a structural member used to stiffen a framework

(noun) bitstock

a carpenter's tool having a crank handle for turning and a socket to hold a bit for boring

(noun) orthodontic braces, braces

an appliance that corrects dental irregularities

(noun) suspender, gallus

elastic straps that hold trousers up (usually used in the plural)

(noun) pair

a set of two similar things considered as a unit

(noun) couple, couplet, distich, duad, duet, duo, dyad, twain, twosome, pair, yoke, span

two items of the same kind

(verb) stimulate, arouse, energise, energize, perk up

cause to be alert and energetic

Coffee and tea stimulate me; This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate

(verb) steady, stabilise, stabilize

support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace

brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel

(verb) poise

prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult