Definitions of brave

  1. To adorn; to make fine or showy.
  2. To meet with courage; as, a soldier must brave dangers; to challenge.
  3. To meet boldly: to defy.
  4. To meet with courage; defy; dare; challenge.
  5. To defy; to encounter with courage and fortitude.
  6. To defy; to challenge; to encounter with courage.
  7. Making a fine show or display.
  8. Bold; courageous; daring; intrepid; - opposed to cowardly; as, a brave man; a brave act.
  9. Having any sort of superiority or excellence; - especially such as in conspicuous.
  10. a North American Indian warrior
  11. A brave person; one who is daring.
  12. Specifically, an Indian warrior.
  13. A man daring beyond discretion; a bully.
  14. A challenge; a defiance; bravado.
  15. An Indian warrior.
  16. A bully: an Indian warrior.
  17. A man of courage; a soldier; a North- American Indian warrior; a bravo.
  18. A hector; a man daring beyond discretion; an Indian warrior.
  19. A man daring beyond discretion; an Indian warrior.
  20. invulnerable to fear or intimidation; " audacious explorers"; " fearless reporters and photographers"; " intrepid pioneers"
  21. 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"
  22. Bold; courageous; fearless; making a fine show; as, brace attire.
  23. Daring, courageous: noble.
  24. Courageous; fine; noble.
  25. Having or showing courage; intrepid; courageous.
  26. Elegant; showy; splendid.
  27. Courageous; fearless; gallant; of noble mien; showy; excellent.
  28. Bold; daring; courageous; gallant.