Definition of brave

1. Strong in the face of fear; courageous.
2. Having any sort of superiority or excellence.
3. Making a fine show or display.
5. A man daring beyond discretion; a bully.
6. A challenge; a defiance; bravado.
7. To encounter with courage and fortitude, to defy.
After braving tricks on the high-dive, he braved a jump off the first diving platform.
8. To adorn; to make fine or showy.
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Example Sentences

A pair of strong horses trained for war, would pull a chariot carrying two brave soldiers.
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A more merry Christmas, Bob, my brave fellow, than I have given you, for many a year!
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“I would like to do the same as them,” said Cedric. “My father was a soldier, and he was very brave… as brave as George Washington.
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A good time for it! exclaimed Passepartout. Take him, friend! Kiouni is a brave and courageous beast!
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“Much better… much better…” stammered the brave merchant. “In fact… yes, much better!
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Mr Fogg did not have time to stop the brave fellow, who, opening a door without being seen by the Indians, succeeded in slipping under the car.
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His gait was relaxed and gracious, and he carried his head high, with a slightly brave air.
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It was now or never for the brave fellow to employ the strong, if not melodious voice, which nature had bestowed upon him.
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It must also be said that when the brave merchant went to the castle, he had been somewhat overwhelmed by the splendours that prevailed around him.
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The brave beast set off once again, at full gallop.
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