What does bracing mean?

Definitions for bracingˈbreɪ sɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bracing.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. brace, bracing(adj)

    a structural member used to stiffen a framework

  2. bracing, brisk, fresh, refreshing, refreshful, tonic(adj)

    imparting vitality and energy

    "the bracing mountain air"


  1. bracing(Noun)

    a brace

  2. bracing(Noun)

    a form of the military attention stance

  3. bracing(Adjective)

    invigorating or stimulating

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bracing

    of Brace

  2. Bracing(adj)

    imparting strength or tone; strengthening; invigorating; as, a bracing north wind

  3. Bracing(noun)

    the act of strengthening, supporting, or propping, with a brace or braces; the state of being braced

  4. Bracing(noun)

    any system of braces; braces, collectively; as, the bracing of a truss


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bracing in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bracing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Steiner:

    To many men... the miasma of peace seems more suffocating than the bracing air of war.

  2. Wan Zulkiflee:

    We think (oil) price will be range bound for many, many quarters, so we are bracing ourselves for this kind of price levels.

  3. Richard Steele:

    Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. It is wholesome and bracing for the mind to have its faculties kept on the stretch.

  4. Katsutoshi Inadome:

    The market has been bracing for a Greek default for a while, and it has already shifted its focus to the possibility of Greece leaving the euro zone.

  5. Stefan Worrall:

    If we get some certainty about the strength of the U.S. economy and the likelihood of policy normalization by the Fed, and if a rate hike seems justifiable, that is positive for sentiment ... because a lot of people have been bracing for this.

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Translations for bracing

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • здравословен, ободрителенBulgarian
  • бодрящийRussian
  • uppfriskande, stärkande, uppiggandeSwedish

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