Synonyms of brace in English:

brace


See definition of brace

noun

1‘the saw is best used with a brace’

SYNONYMS
vice, clamp, press
clasp, fastener, hasp, coupling

2‘power drills run at a higher speed than a brace’

SYNONYMS
drill, drilling tool, boring tool, rotary tool

3‘the aquarium is supported by wooden braces’

SYNONYMS
prop, beam, joist, batten, rod, post, pole, column, strut, stay, support, truss, reinforcement, buttress, shore, stanchion, bracket
sprag

4‘he has to wear a brace on his right leg’

SYNONYMS
support, caliper, truss, surgical appliance

5‘he killed a brace of partridges’

SYNONYMS
pair, couple, duo, twosome, duology
two
rare duplet, dyad, duad, doubleton

6‘the first term is within braces’

SYNONYMS
bracket, parenthesis

verb

1‘the plane's wings are braced by a system of rods’

SYNONYMS
support, shore up, prop up, hold up, buttress, carry, bear, underpin
strengthen, reinforce, fortify
archaic underprop

2‘he braced his hand on the railing’

SYNONYMS
steady, secure, stabilize, fix, make fast, prop, poise
tense, tighten, stiffen, strain

3‘you'd better brace yourself for disappointment’

SYNONYMS
prepare, get ready, make ready, gear up, nerve, steel, galvanize, gird, strengthen, fortify, bolster, buttress
informal psych oneself up