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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Showing courage or determination; heroic.
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Acting or done with a lack of care or caution; careless or irresponsible.
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Feeling or showing confidence in oneself; self-assured:
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That cannot be daunted or intimidated; fearless
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Not restrained by a sense of shame or propriety; rudely bold; brazen
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Very brave; brave and magnanimous.
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Courageous
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Full of or characterized by animation, vigor, or courage:
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Marked by stouthearted courage; brave.
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Feeling, exhibiting, or expressing no fear.
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Having or showing pluck, courage or spirit in trying circumstances.
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Merry; lively
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The definition of cowardly is something characterized by a lack of courage.
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Strong in construction; firm; substantial
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Potentially hazardous; risky.
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Marked by defiance; boldly resisting.
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Not fearful.
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The definition of bravery means 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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The definition of firm is solid, hard or rigid.
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Brave; plucky
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Feeling no dread or fear; unafraid.
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endure bad situation
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Having the qualities of gallantry and honor attributed to an ideal knight.
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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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Full of mettle; spirited; ardent, brave, etc.
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Resolutely courageous; fearless.
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Not concealed or disguised; obvious:
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The definition of adventurous is someone who is willing to take chances.
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Generous; magnanimous:
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Showing or practicing caution; careful.
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Vain, noisy boasting or bragging
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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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(Obsolete) Excellently.
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Having a combative character; aggressive, especially in the service of a cause:
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An audacious act or remark
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Degree of concentration, distillation, or saturation:
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Incapable of being changed; unalterable:
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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 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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To withstand; oppose; fend off; stand firm against; withstand the action of
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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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Of, relating to, or done in preparation for the future:
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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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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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A trophy or medal; something that denotes an accomplishment, especially in a competition. A prize or honor based on merit.
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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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(Intransitive) To have enough courage (to do something).
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endure bad situation
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Without fearing.
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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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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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(Heraldry) Charged or sprinkled with drops.
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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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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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To serve as a front for.
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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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The definition of gumption is determination and courage.
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The quality of being intrepid; bravery.
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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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The definition of honor is high respect, great reputation or high rank received or enjoyed.
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An art, trade, or technique, particularly one requiring use of the hands or body:
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Well-dressed
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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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The definition of hector is a bully, or it is a man's name.
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To line near the edge, especially with a different material.
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A person who is cruel to others, especially those who are weaker or have less power.
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To deprive (an oyster or similar shellfish) of the gills.
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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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Well executed.
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Having or showing a fixed, firm purpose; determined; resolved; unwavering
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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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An act or speech characteristic of a gallant
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The quality of being intrepid; bravery.
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The characteristic of being dauntless; fearlessness.
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Of, relating to, or befitting a soldier.
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Very splendid or distinguished
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To pay respectful or flattering attention to (a person) in order to get something
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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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(Now rare) Valour, bravery.
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To move forward or advance through or across:
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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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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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Brilliant technique
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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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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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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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(Usage Problem) Reluctant; unwilling.
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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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(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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(Rare) A female warrior.
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Attracting attention in a gaudy or flashy way
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bold
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Making a good showing
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Possessing or displaying splendor; shining; very bright; as, a splendid sun.
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The definition of bright is shining and full of light, mentally quick or witty.
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Courageous
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Temerity is being so confident or bold that it may come across as foolish or reckless.
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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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(Ergative) To possess something special.
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To be able to eat or digest
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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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To enhance or decorate with or as if with ornaments:
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To make a show of working in order to escape punishment.
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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 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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(Intransitive, now chiefly dialectal) To thrive; fatten; prosper; improve.
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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 173 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for brave, like: fearless, courageous, bold, daring, valiant, undaunted, reckless, confident, dauntless, audacious and lion-hearted.