Brave means to face something with courage.
To occupy a position with the face toward:
To something bring face to face with.
To compete with; to strive against.
To oppose actively; fight, argue, or work against
To remain firm, as under trial or suffering; to suffer patiently or without yielding; to bear up under adversity; to hold out.
To put up with; tolerate
To stay; continue
(Naut.) To move (a yard) by means of a brace
To fight or struggle against; oppose, resist, or seek to get rid of
To fight for (ground, a military position, etc.); struggle to win or keep
(Intransitive) To form a cope or arch; to bend or arch; to bow.
To contend with or struggle against:
To refuse to accept, agree to, or submit to; reject
To experience, undergo, or feel (something painful, injurious, or unpleasant):
To not interfere with; allow; permit
To come through (something) safely; survive:
To yield (oneself) to any influence, emotion, passion, or power.
To produce a return for effort or investment:
(Intransitive) To receive something willingly.
(Informal) To say or utter. Used chiefly in verbal narration:
To go on enduring; put up with; bear; tolerate
To be able to eat or digest
To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
To support from below; keep from falling or sinking; prop:
To put up with; tolerate; bear humbly
(Informal) (like it or) lump it, to (willingly or) unwillingly have to put up with something disagreeable
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