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BRACED

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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]

Meaning:

Positioned so as to be ready for confrontation or danger

Context example:

he stood to attention with his shoulders braced

Similar:

prepared (made ready or fit or suitable beforehand)


Sense 2braced [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Held up by braces or buttresses

Synonyms:

buttressed; braced

Similar:

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


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