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Brave Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    brave adj
  1. 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" [syn: courageous, fearless] [ant: cowardly]
  2. invulnerable to fear or intimidation; "audacious explorers"; "fearless reporters and photographers"; "intrepid pioneers" [syn: audacious, dauntless, fearless, intrepid, unfearing]
  3. 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" [syn: braw, gay] n
  4. a North American Indian warrior
  5. people who are brave; "the home of the free and the brave" [ant: timid] v : face or endure with courage; "She braved the elements" [syn: weather, endure, brave out]
Brave Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Brave \Brave\ (br[=a]v), a. [Compar. Braver; superl. Bravest.] [F. brave, It. or Sp. bravo, (orig.) fierce, wild, savage, prob. from. L. barbarus. See Barbarous, and cf. Bravo.]
  1. Bold; courageous; daring; intrepid; -- opposed to cowardly; as, a brave man; a brave act.
  2. Having any sort of superiority or excellence; -- especially such as in conspicuous. [Obs. or Archaic as applied to material things.] Iron is a brave commodity where wood aboundeth. --Bacon. It being a brave day, I walked to Whitehall. --Pepys.
  3. Making a fine show or display. [Archaic]
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Brave'


  • Brave: Brave(s) or The Brave(s) may refer to: Bravery or courage, the ability to confront fear, pain, danger, uncertainty, or intimidation ...
  • Brave (Jennifer Lopez album): Brave is the sixth studio album by American recording artist Jennifer Lopez , released on October 4, 2007 by Epic Records . ...
  • Brave (Marillion album): Brave is an album by the group Marillion released in 1994. It was selected by Classic Rock in 2003 as one of 30 greatest concept albums ...
  • Brave (2012 film): Brave (previously titled The Bear and the Bow) is an upcoming American computer-animated 3-D film . It is being produced by Pixar and ...
  • Brave (Idina Menzel song): "Brave" is the second single from Idina Menzel 's third studio album I Stand . The song was written by Menzel and Glen Ballard and was ...
  • HMS Brave: HMS Brave may refer to one of the following ships of the Royal Navy : HMS Brave (1805) was the ex-French 80-gun Formidable, a ...

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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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  • Canberra Brave takes on Perth Thunder in the Australian Ice Hockey League
    The Canberra Brave will travel to Perth this weekend unsure of whether it needs to forfeit a make-up game. Read more on this news related to 'Brave'
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  • Brave Jack’s nursery graduation
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