brace

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Noun[change]

Singular
brace

Plural
braces

  1. A brace is a wire fitted in the child's mouth to straighten the teeth.

Verb[change]

Plain form
brace

Third-person singular
braces

Past tense
braced

Past participle
braced

Present participle
bracing

  1. When you brace for something, you get yourself mentally prepared for it. preparing yourself for something bad that is going to happen.
    The residents braced themselves for the incoming earthquake by moving to shelters earlier today.