- to stand up to; face defiantly: to outbrave charges of misconduct.
- to surpass in bravery, courage, or daring: None can outbrave the great heroes of the past.
- Archaic. to surpass in beauty, splendor, etc.
Origin of outbrave
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Examples from the Web for outbrave
Well, drink apace: if any brave you, outbrave him; I'll second you.A Select Collection of Old English Plays (11 of 15)
W. Carew Hazlitt
I declare, I should like to see if he would not outbrave you all.Captain Kyd (Vol 1 of 2)
Jonathon Holt Ingraham
But Jed was bound to outbrave me, and I was equally bound to outbrave him.The Jacket (The Star-Rover)
- to surpass in bravery
- to confront defiantly
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