What does BOLD mean?

Definitions for BOLDboʊld

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word BOLD.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. boldface, bold face, bold(adj)

    a typeface with thick heavy lines

  2. bold(adj)

    fearless and daring

    "bold settlers on some foreign shore"; "a bold speech"; "a bold adventure"

  3. bold(adj)

    clear and distinct

    "bold handwriting"; "a figure carved in bold relief"; "a bold design"

  4. bluff, bold, sheer(adj)

    very steep; having a prominent and almost vertical front

    "a bluff headland"; "where the bold chalk cliffs of England rise"; "a sheer descent of rock"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bold(noun)

    forward to meet danger; venturesome; daring; not timorous or shrinking from risk; brave; courageous

  2. Bold(noun)

    exhibiting or requiring spirit and contempt of danger; planned with courage; daring; vigorous

  3. Bold(noun)

    in a bad sense, too forward; taking undue liberties; over assuming or confident; lacking proper modesty or restraint; rude; impudent

  4. Bold(noun)

    somewhat overstepping usual bounds, or conventional rules, as in art, literature, etc.; taking liberties in composition or expression; as, the figures of an author are bold

  5. Bold(noun)

    standing prominently out to view; markedly conspicuous; striking the eye; in high relief

  6. Bold(noun)

    steep; abrupt; prominent

  7. Bold(verb)

    to make bold or daring

  8. Bold(verb)

    to be or become bold

Freebase

  1. Bold

    Bold is a late 1980s youth crew hardcore band from Westchester County, New York, which along with bands like Youth Of Today and Side By Side were a part of the Youth Crew, and an influence in the late 80's straight edge hardcore scene. The band progressed to a more rock-oriented sound in its later years.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bold

    bōld, adj. daring or courageous: forward or impudent: presumptuous: executed with spirit: striking to the sight, well marked: steep or abrupt.—v.t. Bold′en (obs.), to make bold.—adj. Bold′faced, impudent.—adv. Bold′ly.—n. Bold′ness.—To make bold, to take the liberty, to make free. [A.S. bald; Old High Ger. bald, Ice. ballr.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'BOLD' in Adjectives Frequency: #792

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of BOLD in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of BOLD in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Shakespeare:

    The trust I have is in mine innocence, and therefore am I bold and resolute.

  2. Virgil:

    Audentis Fortuna iuvat. (Fortune assists the bold) also Fortune favors the bold.

  3. William Wordsworth:

    How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold Because the lovely little flower is free Down to its root, and in that freedom bold.

  4. Charles Schumer:

    We would have been better able to address it if Democrats had first proposed and passed bold programs aimed at a broader swath of the middle class.

  5. Helen Keller:

    Security is mostly superstition. It does not exist in nature Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold.

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Translations for BOLD

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • جريءArabic
  • смел, получерен, черен, храбърBulgarian
  • negreta, agosaratCatalan, Valencian
  • troufalý, zvýrazněný, tučný, smělý, odvážný, polotučnýCzech
  • modig, fedDanish
  • tapfer, mutig, kühn, wagemutig, fettGerman
  • θαρραλέος, τολμηρόςGreek
  • aŭdacaEsperanto
  • negrita, audaz, intrépido, atrevidoSpanish
  • julge, vahva, paksEstonian
  • arastelematon, urhoollinen, voimakas, arkailematon, rohkea, suorasukainen, röyhkeä, lihavoitu, selväpiirteinen, uskalias, karskiFinnish
  • effronté, hardi, gras, audacieuxFrench
  • dánaIrish
  • dàna, tromScottish Gaelic
  • אמיץ, בולט, דגוש, אמיצהHebrew
  • kövér, bátorHungarian
  • coraggioso, sfrontato, ardito, grassetto, audaceItalian
  • נועזHebrew
  • 太字, ボールド体, 勇敢, 大胆Japanese
  • feroxLatin
  • vetgedrukt, moedig, vetDutch
  • modigNorwegian
  • odważny, pogrubiony, tłusty, śmiały, pogrubieniePolish
  • bravo, audacioso, negrito, corajosoPortuguese
  • смелый, жирный, полужирный, храбрый, отважныйRussian
  • odvažan, hrabar, одважан, храбар, podebljanSerbo-Croatian
  • opovážlivý, trúfalý, smelý, odvážnySlovak
  • fet, fetstilt, modig, djärvSwedish
  • kalınTurkish
  • 胆大Chinese

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