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Adjective
/brāv/,
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braver, comparative; bravest, superlative;
  1. Ready to face and endure danger or pain; showing courage
    • - a brave soldier
    • - he put up a brave fight before losing
  2. Fine or splendid in appearance
    • - his medals made a brave show
Verb
  1. Endure or face (unpleasant conditions or behavior) without showing fear
    • - we had to brave the full heat of the sun
Noun
  1. People who are ready to face and endure danger or pain

  2. An American Indian warrior

  3. A young man who shows courage or a fighting spirit


  1. a North American Indian warrior
  2. 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... ...
  3. weather: face and withstand with courage; "She braved the elements"
  4. audacious: invulnerable to fear or intimidation; "audacious explorers"; "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers"
  5. people who are brave; "the home of the free and the brave"
  6. 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"
  7. Brave (previously titled The Bear and the Bow) is an upcoming computer-animated 3-D film being produced by Pixar Animation Studios. It is written and directed by Brenda Chapman and features the voices of Reese Witherspoon, Billy Connolly, Emma Thompson, and Julie Walters. ...
  8. In the aftermath of their album Brave, the band Marillion wanted to make a video out of the concept they had created. EMI reluctantly agreed to this despite the relatively poor album sales. ...
  9. "Brave" is the second single from Idina Menzel's third studio album I Stand. The song was written by Menzel and Glen Ballard and was released on November 6, 2007. It reached the Top 20 on the Adult Contemporary chart peaking at #19 on March 29, 2008.
  10. Brave is the second official studio album from Australian country singer Jamie O'Neal. It was her first release on the Capitol Records label, being issued on March 1, 2005 (see 2005 in country music). ...
  11. Brave is the sixth studio album by American pop singer Jennifer Lopez, released on Epic Records on October 6, 2007 in Australia, October 9, 2007 in North America, and October 15, 2007 in Europe. It debuted at number twelve on the U.S. Billboard 200 with 53,000 copies sold in its first week. ...
  12. Brave is the third studio album by Australian singer-songwriter Kate Ceberano, and was her first solo foray into pop after two previously more adult oriented albums. The album was released in early 1989 by Regular Records. ARIA has certified the album for triple platinum sales in Australia.
  13. A Native American warrior; To encounter with courage and fortitude, to defy; To overcome one's initial fear(s); Strong in the face of fear; courageous
  14. (bravery) Being brave, courageousness; A brave act
  15. (Bravery) (Isa 3:18), an old English word meaning comeliness or beauty.
  16. (Bravery) ARM: acting despite one's fears and in the face of risks to life, limb, or property; standing up to authority and against injustice, often alone and against the majority; stating and acting on one's convictions. ...
  17. (Bravery) Admission that you are your own authority.
  18. (Bravery) Nick worries that he might lose his hair again; we remember things in the Factory; Bacon Chum hides that he isn't feeling well.
  19. (Bravery) [ALG] - Aakwadeïewin, see Niizhwaaswi Kchitwaa Kinomaadiwinan
  20. (Bravery) an accident of circumstance.
  21. (bravery) in virtue of which we call them “brave.” Thus, ‘brave’ signifies and is truly predicable of brave people, but also signifies bravery, even though it is not truly predicable of bravery. (Bravery is not brave.) This kind of signification is called “secondary” signification. ...
  22. (Braves) A term in use the last 95 years at Pathfinder, refers to campers of the Pathfinder family during the season. While some organizations have done away with any references to the Indian lore past, Pathfinder has maintained a few that are worthy of protection, and Braves is one of those. ...
  23. (Braves) She Is Out Of Your League
  24. A popular description among English football journalists for a favoured team that has lost an important match. ...
  25. often used as an intensive:- 'This is a brave fine day'; 'that's a brave big dog': (Ulster) Also fine or admirable 'a brave stack of hay':