a North American Indian warrior
people who are brave
"the home of the free and the brave"
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"
audacious, brave, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearing(adj)
invulnerable to fear or intimidation
"audacious explorers"; "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers"
brave, braw, gay(verb)
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"
weather, endure, brave, brave out(verb)
face and withstand with courage
"She braved the elements"
A Native American warrior.
To encounter with courage and fortitude, to defy
To adorn; to make fine or showy.
Thou [a tailor whom Grunio was browbeating] hast braved meny men; brave not me; I'll neither be faced or braved. uE000112232uE001 Shakespeare.
Strong in the face of fear; courageous.
bold; courageous; daring; intrepid; -- opposed to cowardly; as, a brave man; a brave act
having any sort of superiority or excellence; -- especially such as in conspicuous
making a fine show or display
a brave person; one who is daring
specifically, an Indian warrior
a man daring beyond discretion; a bully
a challenge; a defiance; bravado
to encounter with courage and fortitude; to set at defiance; to defy; to dare
to adorn; to make fine or showy
Brave is the seventh studio album by Marillion, released in 1994. It charted at number 10 on the UK Albums Chart, being the last of the band's albums to reach the Top 10. Raw ranked Brave as one of the 20 greatest albums of 1994. In 2000 it was selected by Classic Rock as one of the "30 Best Albums of the 90s", and in 2003 as one of "Rock's 30 Greatest Concept Albums".
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
brāv, adj. daring, courageous: noble: finely dressed, showy, handsome (Scot. Braw): a general word for excellent, capital.—v.t. to meet boldly: to defy.—n. (obs.) a bully, a hired assassin: a brave soldier, esp. among the North American Indians: (arch.) bravado: (arch.) bravo.—adv. Brave′ly (Scot. Braw′ly), excellently, well.—n. Brav′ery, courage: heroism: finery, showy dress. [Fr. brave; It. and Sp. bravo; prob. from Celt., as in Bret. braga, to strut about, Gael. breagh, fine. See Brag.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
This word was not only used to express courage by our early seamen, but was also applied to strength; as, "we had a brave wind."
To have or display courage.
She was brave when it came to bungee jumping and skydiving, she loved it.Submitted by MaryC on February 27, 2017
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'brave' in Adjectives Frequency: #661
The numerical value of brave in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of brave in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of brave in a Sentence
I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but they whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves their conduct, will pursue their principles unto death. Leonardo da Vinci
Many brave men lived before Agamemnon but all are overwhelmed in eternal night, unwept, unknown, because they lack a sacred poet.
He was playing 'Do the Hustle' - on an accordion. She said she found this 'sexy and brave.' I mean, the brave part I understand.
Oh, the brave Music of a distant drum!
I believe that Bill helped save lives that morning. And I will always be grateful to him for his selfless, brave actions.
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- braaf, dapperAfrikaans
- شجاع, جريءArabic
- смелы, адважны, храбрыBelarusian
- храбър, смелBulgarian
- བློ་ཁོག་ཆེན་པོTibetan Standard
- audaç, valent, coratjósCatalan, Valencian
- statečný, odvážnýCzech
- tapfer, mutig, KriegerGerman
- دلیر, نیو, شجاعPersian
- uhmata, [[kohdata]] [[rohkeasti]], rohkea, intiaanisoturi, reipas, urheaFinnish
- cróga, calma, misniúil, móruchtúilIrish
- misneachailScottish Gaelic
- valente, bravoGalician
- אמיץ, אמיצהHebrew
- menerjang, beraniIndonesian
- coraggioso, valoroso, baldo, audace, arditoItalian
- 勇猛, 勇敢, 勇気Japanese
- couragéiert, daperLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- drošs, drosmīgsLatvian
- māia, toa, hautoaMāori
- moedig, dapperDutch
- coratjós, valentOccitan
- chrobry, odważnyPolish
- bravo, valentePortuguese
- храбрый, [[индейский]] [[воин]], смелый, отважныйRussian
- hrabar, храбарSerbo-Croatian
- statočný, odvážnySlovak
- pogumen, hraberSlovene
- กล้าหาญ, กล้าThai
- відважний, хоробрийUkrainian
- 勇敢, dũng cảm, can đảmVietnamese
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