from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To think very likely or almost certain; suppose. Used in the first person singular present tense: Will they be late? Yes, I daresay. I daresay you're wrong.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. to think that something is likely or probable


dare +‎ say (Wiktionary)


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