adjective, brav·er, brav·est.
- a bully.
- a boast or challenge.
verb (used with object), braved, brav·ing.
verb (used without object), braved, brav·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for brave
One often related story concerning her braveness as a baby and her own opinion of this quality of hers is this.Chapters from My Autobiography|Mark Twain
Yet had this been a lion of average strength and braveness he must have killed or severely injured both.Watched by Wild Animals|Enos A. Mills
But I got to stuttering, and my braveness stuttered itself away.Danny's Own Story|Don Marquis
You say it is all "Comrades" and braveness out there at the front, and people don't think of themselves.Hall-Marked and Others (From Six Short Plays)|John Galsworthy
British Dictionary definitions for brave
- having or displaying courage, resolution, or daring; not cowardly or timid
- (as collective noun preceded by the)the brave