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 Dictionary entry overview: What does braced mean? 

BRACED (adjective)
  The adjective BRACED has 2 senses:

1. positioned so as to be ready for confrontation or danger
2. held up by braces or buttresses

  Familiarity information: BRACED used as an adjective is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

BRACED (adjective)

Sense 1braced [BACK TO TOP]


Positioned so as to be ready for confrontation or danger

Context example:

he stood to attention with his shoulders braced


prepared (made ready or fit or suitable beforehand)

Sense 2braced [BACK TO TOP]


Held up by braces or buttresses


buttressed; braced


supported (held up or having the weight borne especially from below)

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