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Adjective: brave (braver,bravest)  breyv
  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";
    - courageous
  2. Invulnerable to fear or intimidation
    "brave explorers";
    - audacious, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearing
  3. Brightly coloured and showy
    "girls decked out in brave new dresses"; "brave banners flying";
    - braw [UK, dialect], gay
Noun: brave  breyv
  1. People who are brave
    "the home of the free and the brave"
  2. [archaic] A North American Indian warrior
Verb: brave  breyv
  1. Face and withstand with courage
    "She braved the elements";
    - weather, endure, brave out

Derived forms: bravest, braves, braving, braved, braver

See also: adventuresome, adventurous, bold, bottle [Brit, informal], braveness, bravery, colorful [US], colourful [Brit, Cdn], courage, courageousness, desperate, fearless, gallant, game [informal], gamey, gamy, gritty, heroic, lionhearted, mettlesome, resolute, spirited, spunky [informal], stalwart, stouthearted, unafraid, undaunted, valiant, valorous

Type of: defy, hold, hold up, people, warrior, withstand

Antonym: cowardly, timid

Encyclopedia: Brave, Pennsylvania