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Synonyms for brave

Synonyms for (noun) brave

Synonyms: brave Definition: people who are brave Usage: the home of the free and the brave

Similar words: people Definition: (plural) any group of human beings (men or women or children) collectively Usage: old people; there were at least 200 people in the audience

Synonyms: brave Definition: a North American Indian warrior

Similar words: warrior Definition: someone engaged in or experienced in warfare

Synonyms for (verb) brave

Synonyms: weather, brave, brave out, endure Definition: face and withstand with courage Usage: She braved the elements

Similar words: withstand, defy, hold, hold up Definition: resist or confront with resistance Usage: The politician defied public opinion; The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear; The bridge held

Synonyms for (adjective) brave

Synonyms: brave, unfearing, hardy, audacious, fearless, dauntless, intrepid Definition: invulnerable to fear or intimidation Usage: audacious explorers; fearless reporters and photographers; intrepid pioneers

Similar words: bold Definition: fearless and daring Usage: bold settlers on some foreign shore; a bold speech; a bold adventure

Synonyms: courageous, brave Definition: possessing or displaying courage; able to face and deal with danger or fear without flinching Usage: Familiarity with danger makes a brave man braver but less daring- Herman Melville; a frank courageous heart...triumphed over pain- William Wordsworth; set a courageous example by leading them safely into and out of enemy-held territory

Similar words: desperate, heroic Definition: showing extreme courage; especially of actions courageously undertaken in desperation as a last resort Usage: made a last desperate attempt to reach the climber; the desperate gallantry of our naval task forces marked the turning point in the Pacific war- G.C.Marshall; they took heroic measures to save his life

Similar words: gallant Definition: unflinching in battle or action Usage: a gallant warrior; put up a gallant resistance to the attackers

Similar words: game, gamey, gamy, mettlesome, gritty, spirited, spunky Definition: willing to face danger

Similar words: lionhearted Definition: extraordinarily courageous

Similar words: stouthearted, stalwart Definition: used especially of persons Usage: a stalwart knight; a stouthearted fellow who had an active career in the army

Similar words: undaunted Definition: resolutely courageous Usage: undaunted in the face of death

Similar words: valiant, valorous Definition: having or showing valor Usage: a valiant attempt to prevent the hijack; a valiant soldier

Synonyms: brave, braw, gay Definition: brightly colored and showy Usage: 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

Similar words: colorful, colourful Definition: striking in variety and interest Usage: a colorful period of history; a colorful character; colorful language