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brave

noun

1 brave

A North American Indian warrior.

Roget 726: combatant; disputant, controversialist, polemic, litigant, belligerent; competitor, rival, corrival; fighter, assailant; champion, Paladin; mosstrooper, ... show more



2 brave

People who are brave.

verb

1 brave

Face and withstand with courage:
— She braved the elements.

synonyms: brave out, endure, weather.

Roget 821: feel; receive an impression etc. n.; be impressed with etc. adj.; entertain feeling, harbor feeling, cherish feeling etc. n.. respond; ... show more

Roget 826: be composed etc. adj.. laisser faire [Fr.], laisser aller [Fr.]; take things easily, take things as they come; take it easy, rub on, live and let live; take easily, take cooly, take in good part; aequam servare mentem [Lat.].    ... show more

Roget 861: be courageous etc. adj.; dare, venture, make bold; face danger, front danger, affront danger, confront danger, brave danger, defy danger, despise danger, mock danger; ... show more

Roget 715: defy, dare, beard; brave etc. (courage) 861; bid defiance to; set at defiance, set at naught; hurl defiance at; dance the war dance, beat the war drums; ... show more

adjective

1 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.

synonym: courageous.

Polish: nieustraszony, dzielny, mężny, odważny

2 brave

Invulnerable to fear or intimidation.

synonyms: audacious, dauntless, fearless, hardy, intrepid, unfearing.

Roget 861: courageous, brave; valiant, valorous; gallant, intrepid; spirited, spiritful; high-spirited, high-mettled; mettlesome, plucky; manly, manful; ... show more

Roget 654: healthy, healthful; in health etc. n.; well, sound, hearty, hale, fresh, green, whole; florid, flush, ... show more

3 brave

Brightly colored and showy:
— Girls decked out in brave new dresses.
— Brave banners flying.

synonyms: braw, gay.


Moby thesaurus: Achilles, Amazon, David, Hector, Roland, Samson, a man, abide, abide with, advantageous, affront, air serviceman, audacious, aweless, baffle, balk, banter, bear, bear with, beard ... show more.

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