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Definition of Brave

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American Indian warrior
courageous; handsome
defy; face with courage; endure with courage
Brave Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Brave Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To encounter with courage and fortitude; to set at defiance; to defy; to dare.
(v. t.)
To adorn; to make fine or showy.
Making a fine show or display.
Having any sort of superiority or excellence; -- especially such as in conspicuous.
Bold; courageous; daring; intrepid; -- opposed to cowardly; as, a brave man; a brave act.
Specifically, an Indian warrior.
A man daring beyond discretion; a bully.
A challenge; a defiance; bravado.
A brave person; one who is daring.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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\brave\ (&?;), n.
1. a brave person; one who is daring. the star-spangled banner, o,long may it wave o'er the land of the free and the home of the brave. s. key.
2. specifically, an indian warrior.
3. a man daring beyond discretion; a bully. hot braves like thee may fight.
4. a challenge; a defiance; bravado. [obs.] demetrius, thou dost overween in all; and so in this, to bear me down with braves.
\brave\ (brāv), a. [compar. braver; superl. bravest.] [f. brave, it. or sp. bravo, (orig.) fierce, wild, savage, prob. from. l. barbarus. see barbarous, and cf. bravo.] 1. bold; courageous; daring; intrepid; -- opposed to cowardly; as, a brave man; a brave act.
2. having any sort of superiority or excellence; -- especially such as in conspicuous. [obs. or archaic as applied to material things.] iron is a brave commodity where wood aboundeth. it being a brave day, i walked to whitehall.
3. making a fine show or display. [archaic] wear my dagger with the braver grace. for i have gold, and therefore will be brave. in silks i'll rattle it of every color. frog and lizard in holiday coats and turtle brave in his golden spots.

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 brave out 
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
cróga, cródha, calma, dána
brave danger: téidhim i gconntabhairt
English Phonetics
JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Anlew = a. not brave; not clever
Anwych = a. not brave, infirm
Dewr = n. a brave one, a hero, a. brave, bold; stout
Ewn = a. daring, bold, brave
Galawnt = a. fair, brave, gallant
Glew = n. a resolute man; a. persevering; brave
Gorddewr = a. brave excess, foolhardy
Gorwych = a. very brave
Gowych = a. somewhat brave
Gwech = a. brave; fine, gay
Gwych = a gallant, brave; gaudy
Gwychr = a. valiant, brave
Shakespeare Words
Australian Slang
to have a go at something others think or find difficult
WordNet 2.0

1. a North American Indian warrior
(hypernym) warrior
2. people who are brave; "the home of the free and the brave"
(antonym) timid, cautious
(hypernym) people
(derivation) weather, endure, brave out

1. face or endure with courage; "She braved the elements"
(synonym) weather, endure, brave out
(hypernym) defy, withstand, hold, hold up

1. possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching; "Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring"- Herman Melville; "a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain"- William Wordsworth; "set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory"
(synonym) courageous, fearless
(antonym) cowardly, fearful
(similar) desperate, heroic
(see-also) adventurous, adventuresome
(attribute) courage, courageousness, bravery
2. invulnerable to fear or intimidation; "audacious explorers"; "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers"
(synonym) audacious, dauntless, fearless, intrepid, unfearing
(similar) bold
3. brightly colored and showy; "girls decked out in brave new dresses"; "brave banners flying"; "`braw' is a Scottish word"; "a dress a bit too gay for her years"; "birds with gay plumage"
(synonym) braw, gay
(similar) colorful
Brave Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Brave(s) or The Brave(s) may refer to:

Common meanings
  • an adjective for one who possesses courage
  • an American Indian warrior

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Brave Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
5 oz. tequila
2 1/2 oz. kahlua

stir in highball glass
Brave Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
English - Klingon
n. yoHwI' - the brave one
v. yoH; Sub (slang)
Brave Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
A Basic Guide to ASL
Both '5' hands are placed palms against the chest. They move out and away, forcefully, closing and assuming the 'S' position.