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Brave Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • people who are brave; "the home of the free and the brave"
  • a North American Indian warrior
  • face or endure with courage; "She braved the elements"
  • invulnerable to fear or intimidation; "audacious explorers"; "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers"
  • 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
  • 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"

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • a North American Indian warrior ,
  • people who are brave; "the home of the free and the brave"

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Brave Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia

A person has courage if he does something even though he is afraid. Courage can be doing things that other people think should be scary. A person has courage if he puts himself in danger to save another person. If someone has courage, it is said that they are courageous, standing up for what you believe in.

For example, someone may be said to have courage if they fight a lion, or save a baby from a burning building.

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* Do you want me to tell you something really subversive Love is everything it's cracked up to be. That's why people are so cynical about it. . . . It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. And the trouble is, if you don't risk anything, you risk even more. - Lee Iacocca

* Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him. - Dwight D Eisenhower

* Ideas must work through the brains and the arms of good and brave men, or they are no better than dreams. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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