Brave synonyms

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Without fear; not afraid; brave; intrepid
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Of a person, displaying or possessing courage.
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Strong or pronounced; prominent:
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Courageous, or showing bravery.
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Acting or done with a lack of care or caution; careless or irresponsible.
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Showing courage or determination; heroic.
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Feeling or showing confidence in oneself; self-assured:
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Marked by stouthearted courage; brave.
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Full of or characterized by animation, vigor, or courage:
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Very brave; brave and magnanimous.
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That cannot be daunted or intimidated; fearless
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Having or showing pluck, courage or spirit in trying circumstances.
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Merry; lively
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Not restrained by a sense of shame or propriety; rudely bold; brazen
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Feeling, exhibiting, or expressing no fear.
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Potentially hazardous; risky.
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Courageous
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The definition of firm is solid, hard or rigid.
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Not fearful.
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Brave; plucky
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Strong in construction; firm; substantial
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Feeling no dread or fear; unafraid.
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The definition of cowardly is something characterized by a lack of courage.
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Endure is defined as to put up with or to undergo.
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The definition of gallant is brave, noble or polite.
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Marked by defiance; boldly resisting.
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Full of mettle; spirited; ardent, brave, etc.
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The definition of bravery means courage.
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endure bad situation
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Challenge means to stop someone and ask for their identification.
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people who are brave
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(Informal) Having spunk; courageous; spirited
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(UK) Feeling nervous, anxious or agitated.
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Not concealed or disguised; obvious:
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Showing or practicing caution; careful.
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Incapable of being overcome, subdued, or vanquished; unconquerable.
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Marked by courage or daring; plucky.
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Having an offensive or intense odor or flavor.
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Risk is defined as to expose someone or something to a dangerous situation.
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To withstand; oppose; fend off; stand firm against; withstand the action of
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Of, relating to, or done in preparation for the future:
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Having a combative character; aggressive, especially in the service of a cause:
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(By extension) Courageous; noble; high-minded.
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Having enough spirit or enthusiasm; ready (for something)
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Resolutely courageous; fearless.
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The definition of hardy is someone or something robust or showing great strength to make it through harsh conditions, such as the winter cold.
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Generous; magnanimous:
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Having the qualities of gallantry and honor attributed to an ideal knight.
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endure bad situation
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Without fearing.
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The definition of Achilles is a figure from Greek mythology who was a hero of the Trojan War.
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The definition of adventurous is someone who is willing to take chances.
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Vain, noisy boasting or bragging
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(Obsolete) Excellently.
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To throw sideways with a jerk; to fling
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(Person, proper) (died 970? b.c.) the second king of Israel and Judah (c. 1000-c. 970), succeeding Saul: as a youth he killed Goliath, and he is the reputed writer of many Psalms
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Incapable of being changed; unalterable:
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To serve as a front for.
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Having or displaying valour.
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The definition of heroic is a strong and courageous person or a story about deeds by those with these qualities.
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Well executed.
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The period of time during which this takes place
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Short for massive astrophysical compact halo object. Any of various massive dark objects, such as a brown dwarf star, black hole, or large planet, found in a galactic halo . MACHOs are thought to make up at least a part of the dark matter that apparently pervades much of the universe.
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Producing a strong impression or response; striking:
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Having the qualities generally regarded as those that a man should have; virile; strong, brave, resolute, honorable, etc.
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An audacious act or remark
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A trophy or medal; something that denotes an accomplishment, especially in a competition. A prize or honor based on merit.
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The definition of honor is high respect, great reputation or high rank received or enjoyed.
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Any of the bundles of fibers made up of neurons that carry sensory and motor information throughout the body in the form of electrical impulses. Afferent nerves carry information to the central nervous system, and efferent nerves carry information from the central nervous system to the muscles, organs, and glands. Efferent nerves include the nerves of the peripheral nervous system, which control voluntary motor activity and of the autonomic nervous system, which controls involuntary motor activity.
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An art, trade, or technique, particularly one requiring use of the hands or body:
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Degree of concentration, distillation, or saturation:
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(Intransitive) To have enough courage (to do something).
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Well-dressed
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To expose to the weather, or show the effects of such exposure, or to withstand such effects.
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(Idiomatic) To tolerate or put up with bravely
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To bring face to face with:
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Filled with fright; terrified
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Unwilling to fight; lacking even the rudiments of courage; extremely cowardly.
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(Heraldry) Charged or sprinkled with drops.
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(Chiefly in the plural) A self-identified group of white US Southerners who colluded to influence outcomes of post-Reconstruction elections by intimidating, coercing and bullying black voters and legislators, including burning down houses and churches, flogging and murdering opponents. Also known as "regulators". Later used to describe anyone who intimidated or bullied in a similar manner.
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A person who is cruel to others, especially those who are weaker or have less power.
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The definition of hector is a bully, or it is a man's name.
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To deprive (an oyster or similar shellfish) of the gills.
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To line near the edge, especially with a different material.
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To challenge (someone) to do something difficult.
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(Dialectal) Able; capable; stout; strong; sound.
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The definition of cavalier is an arrogant person or someone indifferent or casual about important matters.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Showing a readiness or eagerness to fight; warlike
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Having or showing a fixed, firm purpose; determined; resolved; unwavering
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Attracting attention in a gaudy or flashy way
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Of that which makes a strong impression.
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The definition of a bluster is a stormy blowing of air or a noisy commotion.
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A show of bravery or defiance, often in order to make a false impression or mislead someone.
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Brilliant technique
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The definition of chivalry is a group of knights or gentlemen or the medieval system of knighthood.
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The definition of a commendation is an official recommendation or praise.
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Daring action; reckless courage
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A chivalrous or adventurous undertaking.
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The definition of fortitude is having strong will in the face of danger or pain.
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An act or speech characteristic of a gallant
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The definition of gumption is determination and courage.
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The quality of being intrepid; bravery.
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The quality of being intrepid; bravery.
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A bunch of feathers or a plume, especially on a helmet.
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A swaggering manner of moving or behaving.
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(Usage Problem) Reluctant; unwilling.
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(Rare) A female warrior.
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The characteristic of being dauntless; fearlessness.
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bold
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Of, relating to, or befitting a soldier.
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Very splendid or distinguished
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Possessing or displaying splendor; shining; very bright; as, a splendid sun.
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Courageous
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Making a good showing
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To pay respectful or flattering attention to (a person) in order to get something
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The definition of bright is shining and full of light, mentally quick or witty.
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Temerity is being so confident or bold that it may come across as foolish or reckless.
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(Now rare) Valour, bravery.
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Valor is defined as strength or courage, particularly in the face of great danger.
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Energy and enthusiasm in the expression of ideas, especially in artistic performance or composition:
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To enhance or decorate with or as if with ornaments:
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(Ergative) To possess something special.
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To move forward or advance through or across:
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(Intransitive, now chiefly dialectal) To thrive; fatten; prosper; improve.
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To make a show of working in order to escape punishment.
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To be able to eat or digest
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To oppose (something) forcefully.
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In a yeomanly manner
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(Now poetic, literary) Unfaithful to someone, or to one's duties or honour; disloyal, false. [from 17th c.]
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Full of or subject to fear; timid
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Having or showing a consciousness of one's defects or shortcomings; not overly proud; not self-assertive; modest
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(Obs.) Gentle or kind
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Present participle of retire.
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To find fault; declare annoyance
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To evade something by cunning, trickery, or deceit.
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(Informal) To leave hurriedly, esp. under questionable circumstances; abscond
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Hide is defined as to conceal something, oneself, or others.
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(Intransitive) to admit defeat, to capitulate
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(Ergative, figuratively) to divide into parts to give more details, to provide a more indepth analysis of
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To leave home, or other place of residence, usually unannounced, or to make good on a threat, with such action usually performed by a child or juvenile.
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To give up (to an enemy) on prearranged conditions; surrender conditionally
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(Name, person, proper) A masculine name: var. Rowland; equiv. It. Orlando
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(Bible, person, proper) An Israelite judge, a Nazarite, noted for his feats of great strength: betrayed to the Philistines by Delilah: Judges 13-16
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Synonym Study

  • Plucky emphasizes gameness in fighting against something when one is at a decided disadvantage
  • Intrepid implies absolute fearlessness and esp. suggests dauntlessness in facing the new or unknown
  • Valiant emphasizes a heroic quality in the courage or fortitude shown
  • Audacious suggests an imprudent or reckless boldness
  • Bold stresses a daring temperament, whether displayed courageously, presumptuously, or defiantly
  • Courageous suggests readiness to deal with things fearlessly by reason of a stout-hearted temperament or a resolute spirit
  • Brave implies fearlessness in meeting danger or difficulty and has the broadest application of the words considered here
Find another word for brave. In this page you can discover 171 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for brave, like: fearless, courageous, bold, daring, undaunted, reckless, valiant, confident, doughty, spirited and lion-hearted.