Synonyms of braced


1. brace, poise, fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set

usage: prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult

2. brace, steady, stabilize, stabilise, strengthen, beef up, fortify

usage: support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace; "brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel"

3. brace, hold, support, sustain, hold up

usage: support by bracing

4. stimulate, arouse, brace, energize, energise, perk up, affect

usage: cause to be alert and energetic; "Coffee and tea stimulate me"; "This herbal infusion doesn't stimulate"


1. braced, prepared (vs. unprepared)

usage: positioned so as to be ready for confrontation or danger; "he stood to attention with his shoulders braced"

2. braced, buttressed, supported (vs. unsupported)

usage: held up by braces or buttresses

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