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ˈvæl yəntvaliant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. valiant, valorousadjective

    having or showing valor

    "a valiant attempt to prevent the hijack"; "a valiant soldier"

Wiktionary

  1. valiantadjective

    Showing courage or determination; heroic.

    Etymology: vailant, from valens, from valere 'to be strong'.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Valiantadjective

    vigorous in body; strong; powerful; as, a valiant fencer

    Etymology: [OE. valiant, F. vaillant, OF. vaillant, valant, originally p. pr. of OF. & F. valoir to be worth, L. valere to be strong. See Wield, and cf. Avail, Convalesce, Equivalent, Prevail, Valid.]

  2. Valiantadjective

    intrepid in danger; courageous; brave

    Etymology: [OE. valiant, F. vaillant, OF. vaillant, valant, originally p. pr. of OF. & F. valoir to be worth, L. valere to be strong. See Wield, and cf. Avail, Convalesce, Equivalent, Prevail, Valid.]

  3. Valiantadjective

    performed with valor or bravery; heroic

    Etymology: [OE. valiant, F. vaillant, OF. vaillant, valant, originally p. pr. of OF. & F. valoir to be worth, L. valere to be strong. See Wield, and cf. Avail, Convalesce, Equivalent, Prevail, Valid.]

Freebase

  1. Valiant

    Valiant is a 2005 British computer-animated film produced by Vanguard Animation and Odyssey Entertainment, and released by Entertainment Film Distributors in the United Kingdom on March 25, 2005 and by Walt Disney Pictures in the United States on August 19, 2005. Set in May of the year 1944, it tells the story of a group of war pigeons during World War II. Reviews of Valiant were mixed and largely poor. The film is based on a story by Jordan Katz, George Webster, and George Melrod, and inspired by true stories of hundreds of pigeons that helped the soldiers in the war. At the end of the film, it says that of the 54 Dickin Medals awarded to animals, 32 of them went to pigeons.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Valiant

    val′yant, adj. strong: brave: intrepid in danger: heroic.—n. (obs.) a valiant person.—ns. Val′iance, Val′iancy.—adv. Val′iantly, bravely.—n. Val′iantness, courage. [Fr. vaillant—L. valens, valentis, pr.p. of valēre, to be strong.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. valiant

    Personally brave, fearless of danger in war, etc.

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  1. Alex
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of valiant in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of valiant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of valiant in a Sentence

  1. Mike Quigley:

    The Capitol Police I was around did an amazing job under difficult circumstances, my concern wasn't with how valiant Capitol Police were. It was that an hour before the debate started, I looked at the throngs of people surrounding different sections of the Capitol -- and said, we don't have enough security.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    Cowards die many times before their deaths The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.

  3. William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar:

    Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once.

  4. J. R. R. Tolkien, Spoken by Aragorn:

    The deeds will not be less valiant because they are unpraised.

  5. Julius Caesar:

    Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once.

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