What does stare down mean?

Definitions for stare down

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word stare down.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stare down, outstare, outface(verb)

    overcome or cause to waver or submit by (or as if by) staring

    "He simply stared down his opponent"


  1. stare down(Verb)

    To overcome or make uncomfortable by staring intently.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stare down in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stare down in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Cedric Richmond:

    The State of the Union is not a social function, some will boycott. Some will stare down racism, but we do it together.

  2. Kristina Arriaga:

    Our veterans stare down the most hostile threats to freedom the world has ever known, but I’m pretty sure the words ‘Merry Christmas’ are not one of them.

  3. Richard Fidler:

    We’ve kind of approached a natural limit with how much we can stare down at screens. The next natural place for that screen to live is thoroughly integrated into what we’re seeing so we don’t ever look down at the screen because the world has become the screen, in some sense it’s horrifying.

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